Toddler falls out of second-storey window in Burnley, sustains severe injuries

People helped the baby outside a home on Heap Street. Pic: Google Street View

A baby boy has suffered serious injuries after falling out of a second-storey window in Burnley.

The child, aged one, was airlifted to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital for treatment.

Police are investigating and say they are trying to track down several people who stopped to help the baby outside a home on Heap Street.

DI Mark Saunders said: “First and foremost, my thoughts are with the family at this distressing time.

“We know following the incident, there were people who thankfully stopped to help. We’re really keen to identify those individuals and speak to them to find out what happened”.

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