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Aberdeen child in “critical condition” after window fall

Emergency services were called to an Aberdeen block of flats after a young child fell from a communal hallway window.
Emergency services were called to an Aberdeen block of flats after a young child fell from a communal hallway window.

Emergency services were called to an Aberdeen block of flats after a young child fell from a communal hallway window.

The four-year-old boy fell from the window at a property on Invercauld Road yesterday afternoon.

His injuries have left him in a “stable but critical condition” – the boy was transferred from Aberdeen Royal Infirmary to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow last night.

Simon Reid, community policing team inspector said: “Police and the Scottish Ambulance Service attended Invercauld Road after reports were received that a four year old boy had been injured after he fell from the window of a communal hallway within a residential block of flats.

 

“The boy was initially taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary before later being transferred to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow where he has been described as being in a stable but critical condition.

“The boy’s family are aware and with him at hospital. Officers remain in contact with the family to provide support and have liaised with Aberdeen City Council regarding the incident”.

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