Today’s news:

Maspeth child almost drowned at N.J. camp

NEW JERSEY — A 5-year-old Maspeth boy was recovering at a Philadelphia hospital this weekend after he nearly drowned at a campground, New Jersey state police said.

Emergency responders were sent to the Buena Vista Campground in Buena Vista, N.J., Friday afternoon, where David N. Pereira was found unconscious after being in the water, police said.

EMS administered life-saving techniques on the Queens boy and rushed him to Southern Regional Hospital in Vineland, N.J., according to authorities. He was later airlifted to the Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia, where he was listed in stable condition.

Initial police reports had David as having a pulse, but not breathing. On Sunday, the boy was still listed in serious but stable condition and was having seizures, according to New Jersey state police.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group