Conjoined Twins Hospitalized After ‘Water Incident’ On Playalinda Beach Sunday Afternoon

By  //  August 1, 2016

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transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital

A three-year-old boy drowned in a backyard swimming pool Saturday evening during a family party.

Rescue crews have responded to a water incident involving conjoined twins on Playalinda Beach Sunday afternoon, according to Brevard County Fire Rescue officials.

BREVARD COUNTY • PLAYALINDA BEACH, FLORIDA – Rescue crews have responded to a water incident involving conjoined twins on Playalinda Beach Sunday afternoon, according to Brevard County Fire Rescue officials.

The twins reportedly suffered a “possible cervical injury,” however they were conscious and alert, according to Brevard County Fire Rescue.

The twins, who are from out of state, were transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital.

Conjoined twins are two babies who are born physically connected to each other and share organs.

It is an extremely rare phenomenon, the occurrence is estimated to range from 1 in 49,000 births to 1 in 189,000 births.

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