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Children survive pool accident

September 11, 2007

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Two children taken to City Hospital in Martinsburg on Sunday apparently survived a swimming pool accident off Veterans Way in Forest Heights subdivision, according to an investigating Berkeley County Sheriff's deputy.

"They were both breathing when I left the hospital," Sheriff's Deputy S. Layne said.

Emergency responders were dispatched to the home south of Martinsburg off Airport Road at 12:42 p.m., Layne confirmed. The children were 2 and 3 years old, he said.

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