Girl, 1, dies after falling from third floor flat window in Clydebank

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A one-year-old girl who fell from the window of a third floor flat in Clydebank on Wednesday has died.

Police Scotland said inquiries into the incident were continuing but there were no suspicious circumstances.

The child fell from the tenement window on Dumbarton Road at around 2.10pm.

She was taken by ambulance to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow where police said she later died.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding what happened, however there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances at this time.”



The little girl died in hospital

 

Yesterday a shocked onlooker said: “It was horrendous, there were people wailing and screaming for help.”

Detective Inspector Steve Martin from the Family Protection Unit based at Clydebank added: “The little girl’s family have been left devastated by the loss of their child and we are investigating the circumstances surrounding what happened.




“I continue to appeal for anyone who was in the area at the time, who may have rendered assistance to the family or emergency services, to please get in touch.

“I would also ask any motorists who were in the vicinity to check their dashcams in case they have captured anything which may be of significance.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact the Family Protection Unit based at Clydebank Police Station via 101, quoting incident number 1888 of Wednesday 10 April 2019.”



The child was rushed to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow

The fall happened at a block of flats, with a cordon has been set up yesterday as the police investigated.

A statement from the Scottish Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 1407 hours today to attend an incident at Dumbarton Road, Clydebank.

“We dispatched an ambulance, the trauma team and our special operations response team to the scene and one patient was taken to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow.”

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