Boy, Two, In Critical Condition After Four-Storey Flat Fall

1 November 2016, 14:26

queen elizabeth hospital glasgow

A two-year-old boy is in a ''critical'' condition in hospital after falling four storeys from the window of a flat in Aberdeen.

The accident happened at about 1.40pm at a block of flats in the Balnagask area of Torry on Monday.

The youngster was initially taken to Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital before being transferred to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, where he is being treated for serious injuries.

He is said to be in a ''stable but critical'' condition.

Police Scotland, which is not treating the incident as a criminal act, said inquires are ''ongoing''.

A spokesman said: ''Police Scotland was made aware of reports at around 1.40pm of a two-year-old boy who had fallen from a window at a property in the Balnagask area of Torry on Monday.

''The youngster was taken to Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital for initial assessment but has since been transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow, where he is in a critical but stable condition.''

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