Toddler bitten by dog, airlifted to hospital, Volusia deputies say
DeLEON SPRINGS, Fla. – A toddler was airlifted to the hospital after being bitten by a dog on Friday at a DeLeon Springs home, according to Volusia County deputies.
Deputies said the incident was reported as a family dog biting a 19-month-old child on the head in the 4900 block of Commerce Avenue just after 5 p.m.
The toddler was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Hospital as a trauma alert.
Deputies said the initial description of the dog was a pit bull.
Animal Control authorities are investigating.
No other details were immediately available.
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