Baby Falls Into Harbor, Nearly Drowns

Father jumped in after the infant to rescue

By Sarah Grieco
|  Monday, Dec 31, 2012  |  Updated 1:16 PM PDT
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Baby Falls Into Harbor, Nearly Drowns

The baby fell in the water near the Maritime Museum.

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A baby nearly drowned near the Maritime Museum on Monday morning, according to officials.

The incident happened shortly after 11:20 a.m. at 1492 North Harbor Dr. The father and a few onlookers jumped into the water to rescue the infant girl, according to officials.

A bystander also threw a flotation device to the father and his child in the water.

The child has been taken to the hospital and her dad says she's expected to be okay.

"We'll make sure she's fine and has a dry New Year's," he said.

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