Investigation underway after child found choking in Wise County, VA home

WISE COUNTY, Va. (WYMT/WJHL) - The Wise County Sheriff's Office is investigating the cause of injuries to a child in Wise.

The sheriff's office responded to a home on Pole Bridge Road at 4 p.m., Friday after emergency dispatch received a call about a child who was not breathing and choking. The child was transported to Norton Community Hospital and later transferred to the University of Tennessee's Children's Hospital.

An investigation has been opened as the child is believed to have sustained injuries that led to the hospitalization.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Wise County Sheriff's Office at (276) 328-3566 or the Virginia State Police at (276) 762-2112.

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