18 month old hospitalized after falling from a fire escape


    An 18-month-old boy has been hospitalized after falling from the fourth floor of an apartment in East Dry River, Port of Spain.

    According to a statement from the HDC, the boy, who lived at Irving Lane Apartments, fell from a fire escape this morning.

    It says it is now awaiting a report on the status of the child.

    It adds that officers from its Social and Community Services Department were sent to visit and provide comfort and support for the family, while health and safety officers are assessing the area.