Passersby Break Mother and Young Daughter’s Fall From 6th Floor, Saving Their Lives
A mother and her young daughter fell from an apartment building, but were luckily caught by passersby, saving their lives.
According to various news reports, on June 9 at around 11:45 p.m., Mrs. A and her eight-year-old daughter fell from the sixth floor of an apartment building in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do. Fortunately for them, a tree in the flower garden below, as well as a few passersby, broke their fall, preventing more severe injuries.
A police associate said, “It seems the mother and child fell together. Thanks to the trees and the passersby, the worst could be avoided.” They also said, “At the time of the rescue, all of the injured were conscious, but their exact condition will only be revealed after the full examination.”
Along with Mrs. A and her daughter, the three passersby were also injured, namely their back and shoulders.
The fire department said that it mobilized emergency help after it got the call that someone was calling for help from her balcony before falling from it.
Police also reported that they are investigating the family and witnesses about what happened in the house at the time of the accident.
*The photo above is unrelated to the story and is a generic image of a Korean apartment.