guardian.co.tt- An 18-month-old boy was Tuesday night listed in a serious condition at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital after he fell from an apartment located on the fourth floor of a Housing Development Corporation (HDC) building.
The incident occurred sometime after 9 am at Irving Lane Apartments, East Dry River, Port -of-Spain.
According to the reports, the toddler fell from the fire escape of his parent’s apartment.
He was subsequently taken to the hospital by relatives.
In a media statement issued yesterday, the HDC said it was awaiting a comprehensive status report on the child’s health.
Officers from the HDC’s Social and Community Services Department have been assigned to provide psycho-social support to the family.
Health and Safety officers have also been directed to visit the area to conduct an assessment.
Guardian Media visited the home but relatives were not there at the time to respond.