NEW TAMPA, Fla. -- A 3-year-old girl was airlifted to a hospital Wednesday afternoon after she was jumping on a bed and wound up going out of a third-story window.
At 3:37 p.m., Tampa Fire Rescue responded to a 911 call to Andover Place Apartments, 10202 Altavista Ave., New Tampa, according to the agency. The caller reported that a child had fallen from a third-floor window of a unit.
Paramedics found that the child was alert and showed no obvious signs of injury. Due to protocol, paramedics called for an AeroMed helicopter to transport her to Tampa General Hospital, Fire Rescue said.
Paramedics at the scene said they were told that the girl was jumping on a bed near the window and fell out of it. The mother was home at the time.
Later Wednesday the girl was reported to be in serious condition.