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Ponchatoula PD investigates accident involving 3-year-old

Ponchatoula PD investigates accident involving 3-year-old
Posted: Sep 13, 2018
Categories: Front Page, Crime
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From Ponchatoula Police:
PONCHATOULA---On September 11, 2018 around 12:50 in the afternoon, the Ponchatoula Police Department responded to a call at the Pediatric Health Choice located on Veterans Ave involving an unresponsive 3-year-old minor child.

The call came from 9-1-1 to assist in a medical emergency of a 3-year-old minor child who was found by the facility personnel to be unresponsive. Ponchatoula officers arrived to find that the child had been removed from the wheelchair and was being administered CPR by the facility staff. Acadian arrived on scene and transported the minor child to North Oaks Medical Center where the child was later transported to Children’s Hospital in New Orleans.

We are informed that the child remains on life support at the Children’s Hospital.

Ponchatoula detectives have been in touch with the Department of Children and Family Services and the incident is still under investigation.