Girl, 8, in Serious Condition After Near Drowning
DATE OF INCIDENT: Sunday, September 9th
September 10, 2018- According to NBC News Bay Area, an 8-year-old girl nearly drowned at the Castlewood Country Club pool Sunday afternoon.
According to the article, the unidentified girl was found by a lifeguard unresponsive at precisely 2:25 p.m.
She was rushed to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital located in Oakland and remains in critical condition as of Monday morning.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department will be the agency handling the investigation.
Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer
Based on this news report, it remains unclear what exactly happened and may have caused the victim to drown. Was the pool properly supervised by a lifeguard? Was the pool left unsecured and unattended? Did the swimming pool contain any hazardous filtration equipment and has it met all standard safety code rules and regulations? The school could potentially share some liability for this incident. police officials will thoroughly investigate this incident and will determine whether or not there was any wrongdoing.
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