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      Vestavia Hills toddler in critical condition after nearly drowning in swimming pool

      A Vestavia Hills toddler is in critical condition after nearly drowning in his family's pool Sunday afternoon, according to police.

      The incident happened around 2:30 pm at a house in the 2800 block of Vestavia Forest Place.

      Police said the child was not breathing and didn't have a pulse when rescue crews responded. They were able to get a pulse while they transported the toddler to Children's of Alabama.

      It's unclear why the child fell into the pool. Police said he did have adult supervision.

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