A child escaped injury after falling from a second floor window in the Sullivan Heights neighbourhood of Surrey on the weekend.
On Sunday at about 10:30 a.m., a boy just under two-years-old climbed up some boxes near a window, leaned against a window screen and tumbled out.
He was rushed to hospital, held for observation and released.
Police say it’s another fortunate result in a situation that could have been much worse.
Parents are reminded that young kids can be much faster than often imagined. Caregivers are reminded to secure windows securely and/or make sure children have no access to them.
Parachute Canada has some tips on how to keep your home safe for kids at http://www.parachutecanada.org/injury-topics/item/home-safety-around-the-house