Toddler airlifted to hospital after he stops breathing

A toddler was airlifted by a Los Angeles County Fire Helocopter from a field in Newhall. Cory Rubin/The Signal

A toddler who stopped breathing momentarily inside a Newhall grocery store Wednesday morning was airlifted to a hospital.

The 1-year-old boy was with his mother in line at the Smart and Final on Lyons Avenue, at Peachland Avenue.

Paramedics with the Los Angeles County Fire Department received the 911 call at 10:33 a.m. and were dispatched to Newhall immediately, arriving at the store at 10:39 a.m., a Fire Department spokesman said.

BREAKING: Toddler being airlifted in Newhall

BREAKING: A toddler that reportedly stopped breathing at a grocery store is being airlifted from a field in Newhall. Reporter Austin Dave is live near Railroad Avenue and 13th Street with details.

Posted by Santa Clarita Valley Signal on Wednesday, June 6, 2018

They called for a helicopter to meet at a landing zone in an empty field off of Railroad Avenue, near 13th Street.

The toddler was carried by paramedics from the ambulance to the waiting helicopter which took the boy to a Los Angeles hospital specializing in pediatric care.

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