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Toddler dies after falling into a pond
9:30am Tuesday 10th September 2013 in News
A one-year-old boy has died after falling into a pond.
He was pronounced dead at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford on Friday after the incident in Queensway on Wednesday.
South Central Ambulance Service was called on Wednesday at 5.24pm.
A spokeswoman said: “The boy was unconscious when the ambulance service arrived.
“Two rapid response vehicle, a double-manned ambulance and helicopter were sent and he was flown to the John Radcliffe.”
Lucy Billen, from Thames Valley Police, said: “Thames Valley Police can confirm a one-year-old boy from Didcot died at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford on Friday, following an incident on Wednesday involving a pond.
“Thames Valley Police is now in the process of establishing the exact circumstances of the boy’s death on behalf of the Oxfordshire coroner.”