Baby Girl Found Unconscious at Big Tujunga River

Montrose Search and Rescue team members were looking for missing Turkish engineer Ertug Ergun at Stonyvale Picnic Area when they found a mother holding her unconscious baby girl who had apparently been swimming in Big Tujunga River.

A baby girl was found unconscious near the Stonyvale Picnic Area Friday while Montrose Search and Rescue continued the search for missing . 

Rescuers were about 200 yards along Big Tujunga River when they saw a woman panicked, carrying a baby who appeared unconcious, about 5:10 p.m. Friday, Montrose SAR member Fred Koegler told Patch. 

The child, whose name was not immediately available, was transported by ambulance up the hill to a helipad off Big Tujunga Canyon Road, where Sheriff's Air 5 transported her to a hospital, sheriff's officials said.

Montrose Search and Rescue began the continued search from the Stonyvale Picnic Area, where .

Authorities have looked for more than a week at this location and throughout that area of Angeles National Forest, said Sheriff's Capt. Dave Silversparre of the . 

JT Hampton June 30, 2012 at 04:59 AM
Wow! So did the little girl recover (I hope!).
Elizabeth Nazarian June 30, 2012 at 05:55 PM
God works in mysterious ways...but for the missing man, the deputies may not have come upon this woman and child who needed help. God Bless them all.
SandraT July 03, 2012 at 04:07 PM
Or it could have merely been a coincidence. Not so mysterious.


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