CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A teen was rushed to the hospital after nearly drowning in south Charlotte Tuesday afternoon.
The near drowning took place around 4:20 p.m. at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club next to Charlotte Latin High School off Providence Road during a SwimMAC practice.
A 17-year-old was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, according to Medic.
The swimmer is a member of the club s competition team and was at the pool for practice, said SwimMAC Carolina Director of Communications Sarah Waple in a statement. SwimMAC coaching staff administered emergency life-saving measures immediately after removing the swimmer from the pool.
His name has not been released at this time.