NYC: ‘A miracle’: New York 3-year-old survives five-story fall out of window

Surveillance video captured the horrifying moments after a toddler fell five floors onto the sidewalk below in New York City Monday.

The video first shows an awning shake as the 3-year-old hits it on his way down. After he lands on the ground, he attempts to get up and stumbles, according to footage obtained by NBC New York.

A woman finds him sitting on the sidewalk, takes out her cellphone and gazes up before more people surround the boy and offer assistance, the video shows.

NBC New York reported that the Bronx toddler, named Jose, has Down syndrome and was home with his mother, sister and aunt when he fell out of the window. The said they lost track of him and he removed a piece of cardboard in the window that was being used with an air conditioner.


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