Open in App
  • Local
  • U.S.
  • Election
  • Politics
  • Crime
  • Sports
  • Lifestyle
  • Education
  • Real Estate
  • Newsletter
  • NEWS10 ABC

    Child rescued while swimming at Great Escape Lodge Water Park

    By Abbi Stanley,


    QUEENSBURY, N.Y. ( NEWS10 ) — The Warren County Sheriff’s Office reported that a five-year-old was found unresponsive at the Great Escape Lodge Water Park in the water on Saturday. The sheriff’s office classified this incident as an accidental drowning.

    Get the latest news, weather, sports and more delivered right to your inbox!

    Police say the child was transported to Albany Hospital by Life Net and is reported to be stable. A spokesperson for Six Flags Great Escape has released a statement on the incident.

    “Ensuring the safety and well-being of our guests is paramount to us which is why we have certified lifeguards and emergency personnel on property,” the Six Flags representative said. “Early yesterday evening, our on-site lifeguard and EMT team responded to a young swimmer in distress, providing immediate care. Emergency medical services were called; the guest was breathing when transported to a hospital for further attention.”

    New York State lawmakers pass 2024-2025 budget

    The investigation remains ongoing. Stick with NEWS10 as more details become available.

    Copyright 2024 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

    For the latest news, weather, sports, and streaming video, head to NEWS10 ABC.

    Expand All
    Comments / 0
    Add a Comment
    Most Popular newsMost Popular

    Comments / 0