Toddler Fighting For Life After Near Drowning In Footscray Park
Found unresponsive in pond
A toddler is fighting for life after a near drowning in a pond in Melbourne’s inner-west.
Emergency services were called to a park at Maribyrnong Boulevard in Footscray about 8pm on Monday to reports of a child unresponsive in water.
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The two-year-old child received medical assistance at the scene before being rushed to the Royal Children’s Hospital in a critical condition.
Victoria Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
It is not believed to be suspicious.
Earlier in June, a three-year-old girl sadly drowned in a pond at the same park in Melbourne's inner west.
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