Rescuers and diggers at sand dune
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Boy, six, rescued from sand dune in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

A six-year-old boy has been rescued after being trapped under a sand dune in Indiana for more than three hours, according to US media reports.

The child was in a critical condition on Saturday but was responding well to treatment, hospital officials said.

He reportedly fell into a hole at Mount Baldy on the shores of Lake Michigan on Friday evening and was buried under 11ft (3.4m) of sand.

  • 14 Jul 2013
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