Update: 1-year-old boy recovering after near drowning

Local

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A one-year-old boy was transported to the hospital Sunday after a near drowning in east Wichita. It happened around 3 p.m. at the Parke East Apartments. The apartments are located n the 1000 block of S. Woodlawn

Wichita police tell KSN News that a 24-year-old father was giving his two sons, 1 and 3, a bath. He stepped off to take a shower in the same area. The children were left in the tub to play.

“One of the children was able to get the water to turn back on causing the water to overflow,” said officer Charley Davidson, Wichita Police Department. “The one year old was found face down. He was transported in critical condition. He is now in stable condition.”

Another person inside the house noticed water dripping from the upstairs bathroom and went to check on the children.

Police said they are continuing to investigate.


Get breaking news, weather and traffic on the go. Download our News App and our Weather App for your phone and tablet. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the KSN News App and stay up-to-date wherever you are. You can even watch KSN News live for free!
Click here to get the app
Get it in the App store
Get it in the Google Play store

KSN Storm Track 3 Weather

Trending Stories