An 11-month-old child was airlifted to BC Children’s Hospital with serious head injury allegedly sustained at Langford daycare. (gofundme)

Child airlifted to Vancouver with serious head injury allegedly sustained at Langford daycare

West Shore RCMP’s Serious Crimes Unit investigating

An 11-month-old child from Langford has been airlifted to BC Children’s Hospital with a head injury that allegedly occurred at a licensed Langford daycare.

West Shore RCMP’s Serious Crimes Unit has been investigating since March 29.

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“We do have an investigation underway involving a child under one and a daycare in Langford,” said Const. Nancy Saggar. “We can’t confirm at this time whether the injury took place at the daycare. That is what we are trying to determine. This type of investigation is quite involved.”

The child is still in Vancouver receiving care at BC Children’s Hospital under the watch of neurologists.

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At this time, no charges have been laid. The daycare is fully cooperating, said Saggar.

The Ministry of Children and Family Development has been notified and are investigating, as it has jurisdiction over daycares and daycare safety.

A gofundme page has been set up for the family and has already surpassed it goal of $5,000.

More to come…


 

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