Charlotte Firefighters and paramedics responded to a reported drowning Saturday afternoon in the Ballantyne neighborhood. At 4:35 p.m., a 911 call reported a drowning accident at the Legacy at Ballantyne Apartments at 9200 Otter Creek Drive. A Charlotte Fire Department Ladder Truck and Mecklenburg EMS Ambulance were seen outside the apartment complex clubhouse off Ballantyne Commons Parkway.
Sources say the pool at the apartment complex is only about 5 feet in depth. One person was transported to Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center. A Mecklenburg Emergency Medical Services Agency spokesperson says the victim suffered serious injuries.