Olathe, Kansas middle school locked down after “near drowning”

Officials with the Olathe, Kansas School District said a middle school was locked down for a short time Tuesday due to a medical emergency.The incident happened Tuesday morning at Prairie Trail Middle School. Officials said emergency crews were dispatched to the school around 10:48 a.m. after what district officials said was a medical emergency.First responders said the incident was a near drowning at the school.Prairie Trail Middle School does have a pool on site. The individual involved was taken to an area hospital for treatment. A district spokesperson said instruction at the school has since resumed and will continue as normal for the rest of the day.No additional details were provided.

Officials with the Olathe, Kansas School District said a middle school was locked down for a short time Tuesday due to a medical emergency.

The incident happened Tuesday morning at Prairie Trail Middle School.

Officials said emergency crews were dispatched to the school around 10:48 a.m. after what district officials said was a medical emergency.

First responders said the incident was a near drowning at the school.

Prairie Trail Middle School does have a pool on site.

The individual involved was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

A district spokesperson said instruction at the school has since resumed and will continue as normal for the rest of the day.

No additional details were provided.

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