Baby falls from Rainham first-floor window on to man

  • 6 August 2014
  • From the section Kent
Property where baby fell from
Image caption The baby fell on to a man walking below before landing on the pavement

A baby girl suffered serious injuries when she fell from a first-floor window on to a man walking below.

Witnesses said the one-year-old dropped from the window in Rainham, Kent, and hit an elderly man walking below before landing on her front on the pavement.

She suffered major injuries and is in a stable condition at a London hospital.

A 30-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of child neglect. She was released on bail while investigations continue, police said.

Witness Becky Zacharow said she thought a doll had fallen from the window but realised it was a baby when the girl started screaming.

She said she picked the girl up to comfort her and saw she had suffered a large bump to her head and was bleeding from her nose and mouth.

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