Woman in critical condition after near drowning at Valhermoso Springs


MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. — First responders are on-scene at a near drowning in Valhermoso Springs.

Authorities say the incident occurred at Talucah Beach with both deputies and rescue squad responding to the situation. Air evacuation was underway at approximately 2:30 p.m.

According to Public Information Officer Mike Swafford, the individual, identified as an adult woman, was transported to Huntsville Hospital in critical condition.

According to a Facebook post, Talucah and Somerville fire departments assisted, along with the Alabama Department of Law Enforcement’s Marine Patrol and Federal Game and Fish.

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