4-year-old life-flighted after falling through frozen pond

Posted at 7:10 PM, Feb 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-21 20:15:05-05

WAYNE CO., Tenn. (WTVF) — A child was life-flighted to the hospital today after falling through a frozen pond.

Wayne County Sheriff Shane Fisher said a 7-year-old and 4-year-old fell through an ice-covered pond.

The older child was able to get out. However, the 4-year-old was underwater for about 5 minutes, before rescued by family members.

The father performed CPR until first responders arrived and stabilized the child, who was taken to Vanderbilt by helicopter.