Albany creek boy released from hospital



PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The 5-year-old boy who was swept down an Albany creek is out of the hospital.

The Oregonian reports ( ) he was released Tuesday, after three weeks in Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland.

Maliki Wilgus and his father, Christopher Wilgus, survived after their car was swept from a grocery store parking lot Jan. 19 into rain-swollen Periwinkle Creek.

Catherine McLaughlin and her year-old son were trapped inside and died.


Information from: The Oregonian,