Child Survives Near Drowning in Palm Desert
Child Survives Near Drowning in Palm Desert

A child was rescued from a near drowning in Palm Desert Tuesday afternoon. Family members found the boy at the bottom of the pool and called for emergency responders. A family member pulled the boy from the pool. Riverside County Fire officials responded to the home at 2:26 p.m.

The incident occurred in the 76000 block of Florida Avenue. Firefighters said the boy sustained moderate injuries but was stable. He was then taken to the hospital for treatment.

Awareness can Prevent Drownings

It only takes a few minutes for a drowning to occur. According to a Consumer Product Safety Commission study, 77% of drowning victims are only out of sight from an adult for 5 minutes or less. Due to the fast, silent nature of drowning, parents need to stay alert at all times to protect their children. For more information on how to prevent drownings, read our blog post on 5 things you might not know about drowning.

“Thank God the family found this child before it was too late. Parents, please be vigilant in watching your children any time you are around a pool,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 777-7777 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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