MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — St. Joseph police say a toddler fractured his jaw when he fell from a third-story window Monday afternoon.
At 5:50 p.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the 400 block of 1st Avenue Northeast in St. Joseph on the report of a one-and-a-half-year-old child who fell from a third-floor window.READ MORE: Child Struck By Speeding Vehicle In Minneapolis, Police Say
Police say that the child had been in his room to take a nap, but ended up crawling up to the window, sliding it open and pushing the screen out.READ MORE: Missing 12-Year-Old Found After Air Search Launched In Scandia
The parents ended up seeing the child on the ground. The parents had a passerby call 911 while they were attending to the child.
When responders arrived, the child was crying and responsive. He was then taken to the St. Cloud Hospital. He is reported to have only a fractured jaw and has been moved out of intensive care.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
Police say the incident is believed to be an accident.