News Short: 2-year-old falls out of 2-story building; STGnews Videocast

ST. GEORGE — A 2-year-old child was transported by Gold Cross Ambulance to Dixie Regional Medical Center after falling from a two-story building Wednesday afternoon.

Just before 4:30 p.m., a mother had opened a window, containing a screen, in the second level of the Black Hills Apartments at 454 N. Valley View Drive in St. George, to bring in some fresh air when her 2-year-old child pushed on the window freeing the screen and falling to the ground below, St. George Police Lt. Doug Sargent said.

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“The child was awake, breathing, and crying after the fall,” Sargent said.

The extent and type of injuries were unknown at the time of this publication. Sargent said the child was transported as a precaution while any possible injuries will be investigated.

St. George Police Department, Gold Cross Ambulance,  and St. George Fire Department responded to the scene. This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement or other emergency responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.

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1 Comment

  • Corisa February 5, 2015 at 9:34 am

    I never opened a window without a baby gate up. You never know with little ones.

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