CHICAGO (CBS) — A 3-year-old boy fell from the 18th ground of a high-rise within the Uptown group and died late Tuesday.
Police mentioned at 7 p.m., the boy fell out of a window on the 18th ground of the north tower of the Lake View Towers advanced, a twin-tower growth at 4550 N. Clarendon Ave. proper off Wilson Avenue.
As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported, folks walked by and regarded up – earlier than shaking their heads in disbelief. There was heartache amongst neighbors after they discovered what had occurred.
It was not clear late Tuesday who was within the condo with the boy on the time he fell. However we do know the home windows within the constructing open inward – leaving sufficient area for an arm to poke by means of.
However on this case, it was sufficient room for the 3-year-old boy to slide out of the window and thru a display.
The boy landed on a three-story parking construction that stands between the 2 26-story towers.
Emergency crews carried out CPR on the scene, however the boy was later pronounced useless at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Middle.
Witnesses mentioned a girl – presumably the boy’s mom – broke down in tears the hallway.
“She’s on the ground – I noticed. She’s on the ground,” a girl mentioned. “Very painful right now…. She’s not feeling nicely.”
Police remained on scene as of 10 p.m. All indicators level to this being a tragic accident, however police late Tuesday have been nonetheless documenting the way it all occurred.
One neighbor mentioned Tuesday evening that she goes to observe her youngsters even nearer due to this incident.