In Siemianowice Śląskie, an eight-year-old girl fell out of a balcony on the third floor of one of the apartment blocks. The child was transported to the hospital by a helicopter of the Polish Medical Air Rescue.
A spokeswoman for the Siemianowice police, Commissioner Tatiana Lukoszek said that the accident took place on Sunday morning in the city center, at ul. Insurgents.
The eight-year-old fell out of the balcony
– An eight-year-old girl fell from the balcony on the sixth floor – initially reported the police. However, this information has been corrected. – The child fell from the height of the third floor, and not the sixth floor, as the first information showed – Lukoszek said.
A helicopter from the Polish Medical Air Rescue was called to the scene and took the eight-year-old to the hospital.
The girl was transported to the Upper Silesian Child Health Center in Katowice. The spokesman for this institution, Wojciech Gumułka, informed that the eight-year-old was in a serious condition.
During the accident, there were two guardians of the child in the apartment, both of them were sober. Police officers work on the spot and determine the detailed circumstances of the incident.
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