RICHWOOD

4-month-old baby nearly drowns

A baby was flown to a Houston hospital after falling into a bathtub and nearly drowning, police said.

Police responded to a call Thursday night from the 100 block of Blue Jay Drive and found a 4-month-old male infant unconscious at the scene, police said.

The infant had fallen over in a tub and inhaled water, Richwood Police Chief Stephen Mayer said.

The baby was revived and was flown by medical helicopter to a Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, police said.

The infant is in stable condition but still in the hospital as of Friday afternoon, police said.

Connor Behrens is a reporter at The Facts. You can contact him at 979-237-0150.‚Äč

Features Writer/Reporter for The Facts in Clute, Texas. I'm a communications graduate from the University of Houston. I have written for publications such as the Washington Post and the Galveston County Daily News.

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