Toddler hospitalized for observation after being found floating in bathtub in Palm Beach Gardens

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - An 18-month-old Palm Beach Gardens boy was transported to St. Mary's Medical Center Saturday morning after being found floating in the bathtub with his head underwater, said Chief Keith Bryer, spokesman for Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue.

He said the toddler was unconscious and his lips were blue when his mother and grandmother found him around 9 a.m. They pulled him out of the bathtub and turned him over. The child began to cry and vomit, Bryer said. He said the child was transported to St. Mary's Medical for observation.

The incident happened in the 100 block of Playa Rienta Way.

No other information was immediately available.

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