Baby girl dies in hospital after falling into garden pond

The 18-month-old was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital but died shortly after.

Baby girl dies in hospital after falling into garden pond STV News

A baby girl has died in hospital after being found in a garden pond in Falkirk.

Emergency services were called to Dollar Avenue just after 6pm on Thursday after the 18-month-old fell into the water.

She was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital but died shortly after.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Emergency services attended at Dollar Avenue in Falkirk at 6.10pm on Thursday, June 10, after an 18-month old child had fallen into a pond.

“The child was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital for treatment, where she died a short time later. Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”

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