UPDATE: The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office has updated some information about a recent pool accident involving a two-year-old.
After talking with family members, it is believed this incident was an accident and the investigation is now closed.
There is no update on the child’s condition.
A child was taken to the hospital after a possible pool accident in Bedford County.
911 dispatchers got a call at 1:50 p.m. on Friday from the guard house at Georgia Pacific on Lee Jackson Highway in Big Island.
The caller told police that a couple showed up there with an unresponsive two-year-old.
After rescue units arrived, they learned that the child had been in a home pool.
Police are still trying to figure out more about what happened.
Here is the press release:
At 1:50 p.m. on Friday afternoon, Bedford County 911 dispatchers received a call from the guard house at Georgia Pacific on Lee Jackson Highway in Big Island. The caller advised that a couple showed up there with an unresponsive two year old child. Bedford County Fire and Rescue and Big Island Rescue units were dispatched along with Bedford County Sheriff’s deputies. After rescue units arrived on the scene they learned that the child had been in a home pool. The child was transported to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.
An investigation into this incident is being conducted to determine the whereabouts and cause.