Toddler fighting for life after horrifying eight-storey fall from block of flats in Surrey

15 March 2023, 20:51

The scene at the block
The scene at the block. Picture: UGC

By Kit Heren

A toddler was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after plunging eight storeys from a flat in Surrey.

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The boy, two, was airlifted for treatment on Tuesday afternoon after the fall, on Spelthorne Grove in Sunbury-on-Thanes, a leafy commuter town to the south-west of London.

The shocking incident is said to have taken place at Cedar House. Officers have not given a reason for the little boy's fall and are continuing to investigate.

The block where the incident is said to have taken place
The block where the incident is said to have taken place. Picture: Google Street View

A spokesperson for Surrey Police said: 'We were called to reports of a child who had fallen from the window of a block of flats on Spelthorne Grove in Sunbury at around 3.50pm yesterday afternoon (14 March).

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"Officers attended along with colleagues from the South East Coast Ambulance service and a two-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

"The police cordon at the scene has now been removed and the investigation to establish circumstances is ongoing.'

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