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PD: 3-year-old in critical condition after near-drowning in Tempe

Posted at 5:32 PM, May 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-23 21:47:59-04

TEMPE, AZ — A 3-year-old girl has been hospitalized after a near-drowning near Mill Avenue and Broadway Road Sunday afternoon.

Tempe Police and Tempe Fire Medical and Rescue say they responded to a drowning call at around 4:45 p.m.

When crews arrived on the scene, they located a 3-year-old girl who was receiving aid from a person on the scene.

Tempe fire officials then took over treatment and transported the girl to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Further details surrounding this incident are not yet known at this time.

This is the first of two reported near-drownings Sunday.