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Toddler dies in hospital after fall from window

The incident occurred at a block of flats in Clydebank on Wednesday afternoon.

Police at the scene of the incident on Dumbarton Road, Clydebank (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Police at the scene of the incident on Dumbarton Road, Clydebank (Andrew Milligan/PA)

A one-year-old girl has died in hospital after falling from the window of a third-floor flat.

The toddler fell from a block on Dumbarton Road in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, on Wednesday.

She was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow but has since died from her injuries.

Police Scotland appealed for witnesses following the incident, near Boquhanran Road at around 2.10pm.

Officers said there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.

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An open window at the block of flats on Dumbarton Road, Clydebank (Andrew Milligan/PA)

A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

Detective Inspector Steve Martin said: “The little girl’s family have been left devastated by the loss of their child and we are investigating the circumstances surrounding what happened.

“I continue to appeal for anyone who was in the area at the time, who may have rendered assistance to the family or emergency services, to please get in touch.

“I would also ask any motorists who were in the vicinity to check their dash-cams in case they have captured anything which may be of significance.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the family protection unit based at Clydebank Police Station on 101, quoting incident number 1888 of April 10.

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