Teen hospitalized after nearly drowning in Kings River

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- A teenager remains in the hospital after being rescued from the Kings River in Fresno County.

Rescue teams pulled the 19-year-old man from the water near the area of Trimmer Springs Road and the Kirch Flat Campground around 2:30 Saturday afternoon.

Family members called 911, saying the teen entered the river and then appeared to be drowning a few minutes later.

First responders life-flighted the man to Community Regional Medical Center for emergency treatment.

His condition is unknown right now.

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