Police & Fire

Child Survives Three Story Fall

Credits: TAP Staff

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ- A four year-old child fell out of a three story window in the Hamilton Commons Apartment Complex on Hamilton Boulevard Avenue on Thursday.  Police were dispatched to the scene after the child apparently climbed through a window and fell down to the pavement below.  The police estimate the fall to have been 30 feet.  The child sustained abrasions on the legs, but remarkable did not sustain any life threatening injuries.

South Plainfield Police Chief James Parker said “it’s amazing the child was not more seriously injured.”  The child and mother were taken to Robert Wood University Hospital in New Brunswick.  The South Plainfield Police Department is still investigating the circumstances of the accident.

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