Child suffers head injury in fall from window in Cheney

A report on says that a 4-year-old child fell out of a three story window and landed onto an SUV at an apartment complex near Eastern Washington University in Cheney on Saturday.

The child reportedly sustained a head injury in the fall but was “conscious and alert” when the firefighters arrived.

In Seattle, Harborview Medical Center treats between 50-60 children a year for injuries sustained from falls from windows. Falls often result in severe head injuries, brain injuries, fractures and often death.

To prevent a child from falling through an open window, we recommend that you not place furniture next to windows, not rely on screens for protection and install window stops on windows.

This information is brought to you by Washington Injury Attorney, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people with serious injuries, including slip trip and fall, due to the negligence of another person or company.

Contact The Farber Law Group at 1-800-244-9087 or to schedule a free and confidential case evaluation. We have offices in Seattle and Bellevue to assist you.