Baby falls from second-storey window and rushed to hospital

Police in Burnley are seeking information from the public after a tragic incident in which a one-year-old boy fell from a second-story window on Heap Street. The incident occurred at approximately 10:30 am this morning, prompting a swift response from officers and ambulance crews.

The baby sustained serious injuries and was immediately airlifted to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital via an air ambulance. An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident has been launched to understand the cause of the fall.

In their appeal for information, the police are particularly interested in speaking to individuals who stopped and provided assistance to the baby after the fall. These witnesses could hold crucial details that may shed light on what transpired.

DI Mark Saunders expressed his sympathy for the family during this distressing time and emphasized the importance of finding and speaking to those who came to the baby’s aid. Their accounts could be vital in piecing together the events leading up to the incident.

As the investigation progresses, the police urge anyone with information to come forward and assist in establishing a comprehensive understanding of the incident. Cooperation from the public is crucial in providing a clear picture of the circumstances surrounding this tragic event.