Child found unresponsive in bathtub transported to hospital

Local News

UPDATE: Officials confirm 11-month-old has died after being found unresponsive in Knox County bathtub

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A 1-year-old child was transported by Rural Metro Ambulance on Wednesday night after being found unresponsive in a bathtub.

Rural Metro responded to 12916 Boyd Station Road in West Knox County around 8:30 p.m. after a call for help.

Rural Metro spokesman Jeff Bagwell said CPR was performed on the child before being transported to a hospital.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office said it escorted the ambulance to Tennova West where the child is now in stable condition.

This is a developing story and we will bring you the latest as it becomes available.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

WATE 6 On Your Side Twitter

WATE 6 Storm Weather School
A Paw-sitive Note