NORTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to a medical call after a little boy fell from an apartment building in Northeast Miami-Dade.
Officials confirmed that the child fell from the fourth floor of a building located on Northeast Sixth Avenue and 13th Street around 8 a.m., Wednesday.
According to North Miami Police, the 4-year-old child was playing near the window with his mother when, moments later, he fell out of the window.
The child was taken to the hospital via air rescue as a trauma alert with severe head injuries, authorities said. The mother, who was visibly distraught, was seen accompanying her child.
Neighbors were startled when they heard the mother’s blood curdling screams.
“Myself and another neighbor heard someone screaming like if they were getting beat,” said the neighbor. “We came out and the woman was banging to try and get, what I know now, is to get to her son.”
7News cameras captured police at the scene collecting evidence as they continue to investigate how the little boy fell from the window.
“As a mother, I mean it’s like it’s, I don’t know, really sad,” the neighbor said. “I hope he’s OK, he’s conscious, I hope that he recovers.”
The child’s condition remains unknown but doctors say he is expected to be okay.
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