8-Year-old girl is flown to hospital after nearly drowning

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Newschopper 3 captures aerials above 83rd and Cactus where an 8-year-old nearly drowned

PEORIA - An 8-year-old child involved in a drowning is now being flown to Phoenix Children's Hospital.

Police say the young girl is in critical condition, and that she already had a medical history of seizures before the drowning.

She is breathing but unresponsive.

According to Peoria Police, her mother found her in the bathtub.

The drowning occurred at the 8300 block of Paradise Drive in Peoria near 83rd Avenue.