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Child pulled from swimming pool at Skyline home, taken to hospital

Posted at 4:30 PM, Jun 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-17 22:18:24-04

SAN DIEGO - A toddler was hospitalized Friday afternoon after falling into a swimming pool at a Skyline-area home, authorities said.

The incident was reported shortly before 2 p.m. at a home in the 7900 block of Knollwood Road, according to authorities.

Medics arrived to find the 2-year-old boy's mother trying to revive him with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, SDFRD Capt. Joe Amador said. Emergency personnel took over the lifesaving efforts, then took the child to Paradise Valley Hospital in National City. The child is reportedly in critical condition.

10News learned the boy had been playing near the pool with other children when he somehow fell into the water.