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Three-year-old falls 20 feet from window

Boy released from hospital with minor face injuries


A 3-year-old boy was transported by a medical helicopter from near the old Sandy High School football field the afternoon of Wednesday, July 2, after falling out of a two-story window.

The Sandy Fire Department received a call Wednesday afternoon that a small boy had fallen approximately 20 feet from an upstairs window.

Deputy Fire Chief Phil Schneider said fire personnel arrived to find the boy on the ground along with a window screen. He was conscious and alert.

Schneider said it looked as though the boy had hit his head, and might have lost some teeth. Schneider also added it appeared he may have landed on the car parked in the driveway prior to hitting the ground.

The boy was air lifted to Legacy Emanuel in Portland. He was discharged the next day, Thursday, July 3, with minor injuries to his face.

Although Schneider said that he saw no red flags and expected the fall to be ruled accidental, the Sandy Police Department is following up.

Officer Armando Olmos is conducting an open investigation of the incident. The boy’s name will not be released at this time.