Children Killed, 1 Injured in Daycare Drowning Accident in San Jose, CA
UPDATE (October 16, 2022): Recent reports say that two women, said to be the owners and operators of the day care, are facing charges in connection with the drownings. Both reportedly face charges for child endangerment resulting in death as well as criminal negligence. Authorities believe that the children who fell in the pool entered through a gate which was propped open. Right now, additional details are still under investigation.
San Jose, CA — October 2, 2023, two children were killed and one was hospitalized after a drowning accident at around 9:05 a.m. at a daycare.
According to current information released by authorities, the incident occurred in the 1000 block of Fleetwood Drive in the Almaden neighborhood. It appears the incident occurred at a daycare run out of a home called Happy Happy Daycare.
Right now, details are still under investigation. Investigators said that three children at the daycare somehow ended up in the pool. All three were transported to the hospital, but only one of the children survived. That child's condition was listed as non-life-threatening.
Authorities have yet to publicly determine whether or not the daycare was licensed. There have been no additional details released at this time.