PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –– A 3-year-old has been rushed to the hospital after falling into the Schuylkill River, Saturday afternoon.
Rescue crews were called to the 2200 block of Kelly Drive, near St. Joe’s Boathouse around noon after receiving reports a child fell off the edge of the dock and into the river.READ MORE: 2 Suspects In Custody For Deadly Beating Outside Pat's Steaks In South Philadelphia
Police say the boy’s father jumped in but was unable to find him.READ MORE: Camden Men, Paul Rodgers & Kamau Bradshaw, Charged For Allegedly Robbing 2 South Jersey Gas Stations
Crews were able to pull the boy out of the water. He was taken to CHOP.
The boy is in critical condition.MORE NEWS: South Philadelphia Rowhome Blaze Sends 3 Firefighters To Hospital, Displaces Two Dozen People
Kelly Drive remains closed down between the statue and the reservoir.