Child Fell from Third-Story Window

On May 6, 2017, at 9:21 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Fire Rescue, and Paramedics Plus responded to an apartment near 49th Street and Valhalla Boulevard for a child who had fallen from a third-story window. A citizen witnessed the child fall and called 911.

The child suffered some broken bones and other non-life-threatening injuries. He was transported to the hospital for treatment and observation. The investigation revealed that the child had crawled onto a toy box and pushed on the screen, which gave way, causing the fall out the window.