A 4-year-old child was rushed to hospital in Surrey after falling from a third-storey window on Saturday afternoon.
Police, firefighters and paramedics all responded to the home around 3:15 p.m.
A release from Surrey RCMP said the child’s injuries were non-life threatening, with a fracture being the most serious injury, and said the child is expected to make a full recovery.
RCMP said officers called to the scene determined the child had been climbing on furniture inside the home and had slipped off, falling against a screen. The screen gave way, and the child fell through the window and landed on a grassy area in front of the residence.
BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) said two ground ambulances were dispatched to the scene, and that one patient was transported to hospital.
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The patient was conscious and moving as they were loaded into an ambulance.
Video from the scene appears to show an open third floor window with a displaced screen.
Surrey RCMP said in the release that parents should ensure windows and screens are fully secured — reminding them that young children may not understand the potential dangers of doors and windows above the ground.
Global News has contacted Surrey Fire Service for more details.