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Temecula child falls from upstairs window in Paseo Del Sol neighborhood, injuries unknown at local area hospital

Scene on Rothenberg Drive in Temecula where juvenile fell from second floor window Saturday, May 31, 2014

Scene on Rothenberg Drive in Temecula where juvenile fell from second floor window Saturday, May 31, 2014

UPDATE: Monday, June 2, 2014:

Child who fell from upstairs window reportedly NOT a toddler, but child.  

READ MORE: Update: Temecula child remains in critical condition at area hospital – Residents look to window safety measures at home

Could it happen in any home?

A second story screen still hangs ajar while police investigate the tragic occurrence just after noon on Saturday, May 31. At approximately 12:55 p.m., emergency vehicles responded to a call on Rothenberg Drive, where a child fell from a second-floor window of a Temecula residence to the concrete driveway below. A blanket remains on the concrete, reminder to the child now at a Temecula area hospital, with undisclosed injuries.

Riverside County Sheriff's office on scene for victim of second-story fall

Riverside County Sheriff’s office on scene for victim of second-story fall

“The child was transported to a local area hospital, with unknown injuries,” stated Riverside County Deputy Alberto Martinez. “We’ll update with more information as it becomes available.”

Regarding the extent of the investigation, three cars are currently at the cul-du-sac, where yellow police line tapes whips in the afternoon wind. Riverside County Sheriff Sgt. Steve Fredricks, on scene, stated, “We will remain here until we are certain we’ve covered all aspects of the investigation.”

Meanwhile, residents and neighbors stood by and looked on, waiting for updates on the condition of the child.

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Neighbor, Robert Ames, noticed the scene on the way to get the mail. “Usually, you see police like this you think there’s been a shooting. I just hate to see a child get hurt. We pray that she’s all right.”

The family, unavailable for information, however Riverside County Sheriff’s information officers reported on the current investigation. Officers remain on the scene, investigating the incident. The cul-du-sac of Rothenberg remains cordoned off with police line tape, as officers complete their investigation.

This will be an ongoing investigation. Check back for updates.

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About Ashley Ludwig

Ashley Ludwig is an Editor for Patch News, Orange County and Los Angeles. She is also an inspirational romantic suspense author.

7 comments on “Temecula child falls from upstairs window in Paseo Del Sol neighborhood, injuries unknown at local area hospital

  1. Ashley Ludwig
    May 31, 2014

    Reblogged this on Lane Media and commented:

    Could this happen in any home? A Temecula toddler falls from second-story window on Rothenberg Drive.

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  2. Liz Riehm
    May 31, 2014

    Great reporting. Thank you for the service you’re doing, nowadays, it seems as if no one covers news, but I found you! Thank you.

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  3. Anonymous
    June 1, 2014

    Didn’t you promise updates?

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  6. Ashley Ludwig
    June 2, 2014

    Update: Temecula child remains in critical condition at area hospital – Residents look to window safety measures at home: http://wp.me/p3KhHg-13p

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