Child Injured After a Landslide Pushes Tree Through Window of Building.Falling Rocks Caution Sign

A nine-month-old baby is injured after a landslide occurred outside an apartment complex on the 200 block of Butler Street in Etna.

Residents of the apartment building say that the landslide occurred around 6 p.m. on February 19th

The baby was in his crib when a tree came crashing down. The tree, along with dirt and debris, crashed through the infant’s bedroom window. Fortunately, the baby was just below the window and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. 

The child is expected to recover from his injuries.

Emergency crews deemed the apartment building unsafe and had to evacuate 10 people out of six apartments. 

Residents are concerned, as this is not the first time a tree and debris have fallen onto the building. 

Code enforcement officials will continue to monitor the scene. 

Recovering compensation after an injury. 

If the owner of the property failed to maintain, take appropriate precautions or fix a known problem that contributed a person’s injury, a personal injury claim may be pursued.  If you or someone you know were injured in an accident, contact the personal injury attorneys at Berger and Green at 412-661-1400 for a free no obligation consultation.

Source:
CBS Pittsburgh, “9-Month-Old Baby Injured After Landslide Sends Tree Crashing Into Window Of Building