EMS rushed a 1-year-old child to an area hospital after a police officer performed CPR on the unresponsive baby who almost drowned inside a pool at a home in Elizabeth Sunday evening.
Emergency responders were called to a home on Morristown Road, shortly after 5:30 p.m., Sunday after they received reports of an injured child at that location.
According to Spokesperson Ruby Contreras, emergency responder arrived to find the child underwater in the pool for a short time.
Spokesperson Contreras said when Officer Leo Nunes arrived at the scene, he started CPR and was able to bring the baby to a conscious state.
Officials say the child was transported to Beth Israel Hospital in Newark where she is reportedly doing well.
The incident remains under investigation.