EAU CLAIRE, Wisc (WSAU-Wheeler News) A three-year-old Eau Claire boy is getting better, after he was rescued from a submerged van in the Chippewa River. His family says Logan Buchli is no longer in intensive care, and he’s been moved to a regular room at a hospital in Rochester Minnesota near the Mayo Clinic.
A fishing boat was in the process of being attached to the van last weekend, when currents pulled the vehicle into the river. It was about 75-feet from the shore when three men swam to the van, broke out a window, and pulled out the youngster – who spent up to eight minutes in the sunken vehicle. Logan was placed into a medically-induced coma, and he spent a few days on a ventilator.
His father, Trevor Buchli, tells the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram he’s pretty fussy but he’s quote, “hanging in there pretty good