Toddler in critical condition in hospital after falling from block of flats in London

A toddler is in a critical condition after falling from a block of flats in east London.

Tuesday, 28th July 2020, 7:46 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th July 2020, 7:50 am

The Metropolitan Police were called to East India Dock Road in Poplar on Monday evening to reports that the boy had “fallen from height”.

Police, London Ambulance Service and an air ambulance attended and the child was taken to hospital.

On Tuesday, police said: “The injured child, a boy, has been transferred to a specialist hospital.

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A boy who fell from a block of flats in Poplar, east London, has been transferred to a specialist hospital and is in a critical but stable condition, the Metropolitan Police said.

“His condition at this time is believed to be critical but stable.”

There have been no arrests.

A road closure was in place as of 8.30pm at East India Dock Road’s junction with Chrisp Street and Newby Place.

People who witnessed the incident or have footage are asked to contact the Met, quoting reference CAD 6419/27 July.