ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The Mehlville Fire Protection District confirms a child was rushed to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after being pulled from a pond Thursday evening.
The incident happened just after 8:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of Meramec Bottom Road.
According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis County Police Department, one adult and one child were involved. Both became submerged in the pond when a tractor tipped over. The adult was able to escape.