A 10 month old baby survived a fall from the window of a trailer at Southway Villa Thursday afternoon.
According to a report from the City of Salem Police Department, officers responded to a call to 202 Teresa Street at 4:51p Thursday, Sept. 18 regarding possible neglect of an infant.
Upon arrive, officers immediately requested medical assistance.
According to SPD Major Detective Scott Ratts, the baby fell approximately 49 inches to a gravel surface.
Ratts said the mother was home at the time and the window was very close to the floor of the trailer.
The child was taken by ambulance to St. Vincent Salem Emergency Room then taken by air ambulance to Kosair’s Children’s hospital.
The child has since been released from the hospital.
The Salem Police Department along with the Indiana Department of Children’s Services are investigating the accident.
A 10 month old child was involved and fell out of a window approximately 49 inches to a gravel surface. we arrived and called for an ambulance after we were notified by neighbors. The child was taken to St v ER and then flown to Kosairs hospital. The child has since been released from the hospital. The salem police department along with the Indiana Department of Child Services are investigating the accident.