Child hospitalized after near-drowning at Orlando hotel, officials say

Incident happened at Hilton Orlando


ORLANDO, Fla. – A child was taken to a hospital after a near-drowning at an Orlando hotel, Orange County Fire Rescue personnel said.

The incident happened at Hilton Orlando near International Drive and Destination Parkway.

Fire Rescue personnel took the patient, who was said to be under 5 years old, to Nemours Children's Hospital. Officials said the child was conscious and breathing.

The scene was turned over to the Sheriff's Office.