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Child falls from second-floor window in Kent

Post by Mike Archbold on Feb. 10, 2010 at 11:40 am |
February 10, 2010 2:35 pm

UPDATE: The 2-year old child was in serious but stable condition when taken to Harborview Medical Center by helicopter, according to a Kent Fire Department spokesman.

The condition of the child at the hospital wasn’t available.

The boy apparently fell onto the cement driveway at the house, the spokesman said. The screen on a second story  window above the driveway was  hanging down and the blinds were pushed out when firefighters arrived, he said.

Exactly what happened isn’t known. Kent police are investigating.

A  2-year-old boy is being airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after falling out of a second story window at a Kent residence, according to a Kent police spokeswoman.

“The airlift in inbound and should be landing now,” said Lt. Lisa Price with the Kent police.

The condition of the child isn’t know but Price said the child was conscious and had a cut on his head.

The incident occurred in 11700 block of Southeast 268th Street on Kent’s East Hill. Price said she didn’t know if the residence was a house or an apartment.

Price said Kent police and fire officials are at the scene. The airlift helicopter is expected to land at Station 74 to pick up the child, she said.

Further details were not immediately available.

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