Citrus County Deputies Save Child from Near-Drowning in Family Pool


A group of Citrus County deputies have been declared heroes after they saved a little boy who almost died in a family pool.

173587681_fb272e2cd1_zReports indicate that deputies were called to a Crystal River home July 4th weekend to help revive a 4-year-old boy who ended up in the family pool. The family was able to pull the boy out, but he didn’t have a pulse.

One of the deputies started doing CPR, and the boy got a pulse back as other deputies arrived. They eventually got him coughing and breathing again.

The boy spent the night in a local hospital and was released the next day.

Near drowning injuries can be devastating for a family. These accidents can cause serious injuries that can involve a lengthy recovery or permanent disability, both of which have a huge impact on the victim as well as the family.The consequences of a near drowning accident can affect the victim’s respiratory system, and being deprived of oxygen can result in mild to serious brain damage.

Following a near drowning accident, a family should seek the assistance of a Citrus County Swimming Pool & Drowning Accident Lawyer at Whittel & Melton as soon as possible. We are fully prepared to support and guide you through the process of filing an injury or death claim. We promise that it will be our top priority to gain you the proper financial resources needed to provide adequate and professional care for your loved one.

Call us today at 352-726-0078 or contact us online for a free consultation.


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