Nelson baby rushed to hospital after window fall

A baby girl was air-lifted to hospital with serious injuries after falling around 15 feet from a first-floor window.

Wednesday, 14th September 2016, 9:54 am
Updated Thursday, 15th September 2016, 4:32 pm
Nelson baby girl serious after fall

Police were called to Smith Street, in Nelson, at 5-15 pm yesterday (Monday). Officers were informed an air ambulance had had to land in a park following reports a one-year-old had fallen from a first floor window.

The baby was airlifted to Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, where her condition is described as "serious, but stable".

A spokesman for Lancashire Constabulary said: "We are treating the incident as an accident and there is no suggestion of anything criminal."