Five-year-old boy unconscious after falling from 10th floor of apartment building in Kumamoto City
KUMAMOTO – At around 10:00 a.m. yesterday, a fifth-grade boy fell from the 10th floor of an apartment building in Kumamoto City’s Chuo Ward and was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
Five-year-old boy unconscious after falling from 10th floor of apartment building in Kumamoto City (JNN)
According to the police and fire department, at around 10:10 a.m. yesterday in Shinyashiki, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto City, a man passing by reported to the police that a boy had fallen from an apartment.
When police and firefighters rushed to the scene, they found the boy had fallen onto the sidewalk and was rushed to the hospital in a critical condition with severe injuries and unconsciousness.
No one else was involved in the fall. The apartment building is 15 stories high, and the boy fell from the balcony of his house on the 10th floor.
The family was out of the house at the time, and the boy is believed to have been home alone.
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