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11-year-old rushed to hospital after near-drowning incident in Cave Creek

Posted at 2:25 PM, Sep 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 17:33:34-04

CAVE CREEK, AZ — An 11-year-old boy with special needs is in critical condition after a near-drowning incident at a Cave Creek home.

Phoenix fire officials responded to a home near Tatum Boulevard and Cave Creek Road around noon, where a boy was pulled from a bathtub. The boy reportedly spit up water and began breathing on his own by the time crews arrived, according to fire officials.

Crews transported the boy to a local hospital in critical condition, officials said.

No further information has been released.