Boy, Age 5, Falls 6-Stories Out of Condo/Apartment Window on South River Rd Near US 14, Des Plaines

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:50 PM Saturday to a report that a person fell from a sixth-story window at a condominium building, 711 S River Road Des Plaines, Il.

Police arrived on the scene first, and discovered that a 5-year old boy had fallen from the window onto a mulched area at the rear of the building.

The boy lives in the condo/apartment building with his parents, and the window was located at the parents’ unit, according to a Des Plaines police news release.

The boy was conscious and breathing when police and firefighters arrived. He was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Extra paramedics accompanied the boy on his ambulance trip to the hospital.

The 5-year-old boy remained hospitalized Saturday, but the extent of his injuries were not released.

Des Plaines police are investigating the fall with personal injury incident.

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E62

SQUAD(S): SQD ??

CHIEF(S): BC61 6100 (INITIATED SELF-ASSIGNMENT)

EMS: A62

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