A child has died in hospital after being struck by an air conditioner unit that fell from a Scarborough apartment building.
It happened at a high-rise building on Lawrence Ave. East, near Mossbank Dr. around 4 p.m. Monday.
Lawrence Ave E & Mossbank Dr
– officers o/s
– confirmed that an A/C unit fell from the 8th floor
– struck a child
– injuries are very serious
– @TorontoMedics o/s assisting with an emergency run to trauma hospital
– will update#GO2180547
— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) November 11, 2019
The woman was reportedly walking with her three children when the unit came out of the window from an eighth-floor apartment.
It landed on the woman’s two-year-old child. The toddler was rushed to hospital in critical condition but has since died.
Police continue to investigate the incident.