A four and a half year old Boy fell in Näfels GL from a balcony seven meters deep on a snow-covered Meadow. Apparently, he had a guardian angel, because the Boy remained unharmed.
The Boy had climbed up on Monday on the balcony of an apartment on the third floor of a multi family house. As the Glarus cantonal police announced on Tuesday, he lost the balance and fell seven metres onto the snow-covered Meadow. The snow cushioned the impact, but only slightly. At the Time of the accident, according to Canton police spokesman Daniel Menzi was no longer "than a hand's breadth". The softened ground but I helped, certainly, the fall a little cushion.
The child was after the accident responsive. It was flown with the Rega for the control to the children's hospital of Zurich. According to initial findings, the Boy suffered no injuries. For Monitoring, he had to spend the night in the hospital. The accident is being investigated. (nlu/sda)
Created: 15.01.2019, 10:32 PM