Toddler rushed to hospital after near-drowning in Hallandale Beach

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor
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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. - A 3-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after nearly drowning at a pool in Hallandale Beach.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. Thursday at a community pool at 201 NW 8th Ave.

It is unclear how long the boy was in the pool for. According to authorities, a parent and responding police officer performed CPR on the child.

The boy was breathing on his own when he was taken to Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, and he is expected to be OK.

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