WEST BERLIN, N.J. (CBS) — Shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday, first responders rushed to Sahara Sam’s Oasis Outdoor and Indoor Water Park in West Berlin for a medical emergency involving a young child. Medics transported the child to Virtua Voorhees in serious condition.
There is no word on how old the victim is.READ MORE: Alleged Shooter In Deadly Road Rage Shooting In Springfield In Custody, Sources Say
Chopper 3 was overhead Tuesday night, showing an outdoor pool being evacuated shortly after the medical emergency.
Children gathered outside of the pool and by 9 p.m., chaperones had gathered in the rear of the water park and helped load children on buses as first responders remained at the facility.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Holiday Weekend Forecast Could Bring Severe Weather To Delaware Valley
The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is on scene investigating.
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Sahara Sam’s sent Eyewitness News a statement regarding the statement, reading:
“We are deeply saddened by the incident, which occurred during a private event, and our prayers are with the family and friends at this difficult time. We are completing a thorough review of the incident and are working with authorities.”MORE NEWS: Russian Trial Of American Basketball Star Brittney Griner Opens
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