Summer Horror: Baby Hospitalized After Falling Into S.I. Pool

Condition of 18-month-old unknown

Saturday, May 29, 2010  |  Updated 4:00 PM EDT
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Summer Horror: Baby Hospitalized After Falling Into S.I. Pool

The condition of the baby wasn't immediately known.

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An infant had to be rushed to the hospital after falling into a pool on Staten Island this afternoon, turning a beautiful Memorial Day weekend into panic over a potential tragedy, authorities said.

Emergency personnel responded to a call of an 18-month-old boy falling into a pool on Brehaut Avenue at about 1 p.m. Saturday. The condition of the child wasn't clear as of 4 p.m.

A neighbor told The Staten Island Advance she heard "horrifed screams" coming from the nearby backyard, and that it "sounded like something was very wrong."

No further information was immediately available. Check back for updates on this developing story.

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