Boy, 8, falls from Washington Park apartment window
He was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, authorities said. A police source said his fall from the third floor appeared to be accidental.
An 8-year-old boy was critically hurt in a fall from a third-story window Sunday in Washington Park on the South Side.
The child was found unresponsive on the sidewalk about 10:55 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Prairie Avenue after falling from the third-floor apartment window, Chicago police said.
He was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition.
A police source said the fall appeared to be accidental.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the incident, according to a DCFS spokesman, who was unable to share further details.