According to recent news reports from Houston Texas 3-year-old Eddie Gonzales died on Wednesday June 8 as a result of a drowning accident that occurred at an apartment complex. The child was reported missing around 9 p.m. while a pool party was occurring at the Seasons at Cypress station apartments located at 505 Cypress Station Drive. Family members searched for the child. He was located in the shallow end of the pool by an apartment resident. It is unknown how long the child had been underwater before being found. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died. The pool accident is under investigation.
Site of the Accident
Pool accidents involving young children are a sadly common accident especially in Texas where pools are popular. When such accidents occur a number of issues in regards to liability may have occurred ranging from premises liability to negligent supervision or negligent entrustment. If any type of negligent behavior by any involved party is suspected of having been a contributing factor to this tragic accident an independent investigation may be pursued that can look into such issues so that the parties responsible for this devastating accident might be discovered and held accountable.