A 4-year-old boy nearly drowned in a pool accident at a local hotel, the Spa Resort Casino in Palm Springs. According to Palm Springs authorities, the pool accident occurred at around 5pm on Wednesday June 17 when the boy almost drowned in the hotel pool. Hotel guests came to the aid of the young boy in the near pool accident, jumping into the pool to prevent the boy’s drowning. According to Cahalan, a 70-year-old hotel guest who was among those who pulled the drowning boy to safety, the boy submersed at least a foot under water. Cahalan was talking to his wife when he saw the drowning boy, but responded quickly by jumping fully-clothed into the water to drag the boy from the pool. When firefighters arrived, the boy was conscious but was still escorted to Desert Regional Medical center for treatment of possible injuries. The 4-year-old by is now recovering from his injuries following the near-drowning at the Spa Resort Casino hotel.
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