Near drowning in MB hotel pool sends child to hospital

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A child has been transported to an area hospital after a near drowning incident at a Myrtle Beach hotel Friday evening.

A spokesman for the Myrtle Beach Police Department said emergency crews responded to 806 S. Ocean Blvd. after receiving reports of a near drowning. Upon arrival, police learned the child had been administered CPR and was responsive.

Police said the child had trouble swimming to the side of the pool, sparking the incident.

The child's condition has not been released by police.

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