Baby rattlesnake strikes San Diego County infant several times

A baby rattlesnake struck an infant several times outside a rural home near Barrett Lake this afternoon, sending the child to a trauma center for urgent care, authorities reported.

The emergency in the 20000 block of Manzanita Way in Deerhorn Valley was reported shortly before 4:30 p.m., according to Cal Fire.

Medics airlifted the infant to Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, said Kendal Bortisser, a fire captain with the state agency. The victim’s condition was not immediately available.

One Response to "Baby rattlesnake strikes San Diego County infant several times"

  1. Queen   May 3, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    Prayers for this child being sent, hope all turns out well!

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