Child in Maloney fall is alive

A child is now in a stable but critical state at the Mount Hope hospital after falling over a balcony in the housing estate in Maloney.

Reports indicate that the incident took place at Building 15 Maloney.

The child was rushed to the Arima District Hospital and then to the Mount Hope Hospital after the child fell from the fourth floor.

Initial reports suggested that the child had died.

However, family members and police confirmed that the child was still alive, having hit an awning on the way down that broke her fall.

We will have further reports on this when we get it.