Emergency crews called to SwimMAC after near drowning


A person nearly drown today at a private pool in south Charlotte.

Firefighters and Medic responded to the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club pool Tuesday shortly before 4:30 p.m. in response to a drowning call.

Emergency crews tell WBTV that one person was transported to Carolinas Medical Center life-threatening injuries.

SwimMAC told WBTV that they plan on releasing a statement about the incident later Tuesday night.


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Any updates in this?

None yet. They may not be able to legally release who it is, unless the swimmer or their family wants to come forward and let us know. We’ve asked though, so will let you know.

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