Spring, Texas – August 30, 2018: A 2-year-old is listed in critical condition this evening after a near drowning in Spring. The incident occurred in the 24000 block of Lone Elm Drive around 2:30 PM, Thursday afternoon.
Deputies from Precinct 4 Constable Mark Hermans Office were the first to arrive on the scene and began performing CPR. Paramedics from Cypress Creek EMS arrived shortly after and worked on the child for an additional 30 minutes. The child was transported to a hospital in The Woodlands where he is listed in critical condition.
Officials tell us that the mother and 2-year-old were in the backyard of the residence. The mother reportedly answered the phone and went indoors, leaving the child alone in the backyard. The mother returned outside only to find the 2-year-old unconscious and not breathing at the bottom of the pool.
Detectives with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office will complete a full investigation to determine any possible charges.