Bronx, NY – Three-Year-Old Hospitalized After Fall From Apartment Building on Sheridan AveNY/NJ Legal News
Bronx, NY (August 16, 2022) – Scaffolding is being credited with saving the life of a 3-year-old girl after she fell from an apartment building in the Bronx on Wednesday, August 17th.
The incident took place in the Concourse Village neighborhood in the 1500th block of Sheridan Avenue at about 7:30 p.m. when the child fell from the third floor of the building and landed on some scaffolding on the second floor.
The girl was taken to an area hospital. The extent of her injuries has not been released but officials say she is expected to survive.
Police are collecting surveillance videos so they can understand exactly how the fall happened.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
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Premises liability claims allow injured parties to collect compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and more. In some cases, injured parties can reach out to a residential premises liability attorney in New York to get the justice they deserve.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.