Fla. boy falls 15 feet from bleachers

Published: Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 6:02 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 6:02 p.m.

ST. PETERSBURG — A 2-year-old boy is recovering after falling more than a dozen feet from the bleachers at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg.

Fire rescue officials said the boy was crawling up the bleachers Saturday night and fell 15 feet through a small gap.

Fire and Rescue spokesman Joel Granata said the boy was crying and alert after the fall, but the extent of his injuries were not known. He was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

The Tampa Bay Times (http://tinyurl.com/acke8jx) reports the boy is expected to be OK.


Information from: Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.), http://www.tampabay.com.

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