Toddler in Critical Condition After Falling from Porch

Police found her in the 1400 block of South Trumbull Avenue

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012  |  Updated 6:48 PM CDT
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Toddler Critical After Falling from Porch

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A toddler was in critical condition after paramedics found her bleeding on the ground in the West Side’s North Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening.

About 4:40 p.m., the authorities received a call of a 1-year-old girl bleeding in the 1400 block of South Trumbull Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs, adding that when paramedics arrived, they found the girl on the ground.

The girl had been playing on a third-floor back porch when she fell and suffered head injuries, said police News Affairs Officer Daniel O’Brien, citing preliminary information. O’Brien said police believe the girl was 2-years-old.

She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was listed in critical condition, authorities.

Further details were not immediately available.

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