18-month-old child in critical condition after near-drowning at Burlington home swimming pool

File photo. Halton Regional Police. Files / Global News

Halton Regional Police say a 18-month-old child was pulled from the pool of a Burlington home and taken to hospital Sunday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to a residence near Kevin Crescent and Folkway Drive at 1:48 p.m. for reports a child had reportedly drowned in a swimming pool.

Police said life saving measures were performed and the child was transported to hospital where they remain in critical condition.

As of Monday morning, the 1-and-a-half-year-old’s condition has not changed, police told Global News.

Read more: Toronto man drowns on Sparrow Lake in Severn, Ont.

Investigators did not reveal the gender of the child but did say the child does reside where the incident occurred.

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An investigation is underway to determine what exactly happened, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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