Child Critically Injured in Fall in Southeast Portland's Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood

September 21, 2014 21:25

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On Sunday September 21, 2014, at 3:56 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to Southeast 113th Avenue and Division Street on the report that a small child fell from an upper window and was being transported by private car to a hospital for treatment to a head injury.

Officers and medical personnel arrived on 113th Avenue and met the family with the child. The 3-year-old boy was transported to a Portland hospital by ambulance for treatment to life-threatening injuries. The child remains in critical condition.

Officers learned that the fall actually occurred at a residence in the 2600 block of Southeast 125th Avenue, and that the 3-year-old boy fell from a 2nd story window and landed on the concrete below the window.

This tragic incident appears to have been an accidental f

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