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3-year-old girl falls from third story Tampa window

3-year-old girl falls from third story Tampa window
Posted August 13th, 2014 @ 5:17pm

TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Tampa firefighters say a 3-year-old girl fell from a third floor window of an apartment Wednesday afternoon.

It happened around 3:30 at the Andover Place Apartments at 10200 block of Altavista Ave. in the New Tampa area of Hillsborough County. 

Firefighters say according to paramedics, they were told that the child was jumping on a bed near the window and fell out of it. When rescue crews arrived, officials say she was alert and showed no obvious signs of injury. 

As part of protocol paramedics called for an AeroMed helicopter to transport the patient to Tampa General Hospital as a trauma alert. 

The child's current condition is unknown. 

The mother was home at the time, according to firefighters.


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