Boy, 10, airlifted to hospital after falling over rail at Niagara Falls
Joshua Freeman, CP24.com
Published Sunday, October 15, 2017 7:00PM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, October 15, 2017 11:48PM EDT
A 10-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital after falling over a railing at Niagara Falls Sunday afternoon.
The incident happened at around 4:30 p.m. in the area of Niagara River Parkway and Murray Street, within viewing distance of the falls.
The boy fell between 100 and 200 feet, a spokesperson for Ornge air ambulance said.
Police, fire crews and paramedics responded to the area. Images from the scene showed an Ornge air ambulance taking off.
The child was airlifted to a hospital in Hamilton with critical injuries, Ornge said. Niagara Regional Police later described his injuries as non-life-threatening.
There was no information about how the child fell.
Police are investigating the incident.