Toddler falls from second-floor balcony

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Toddler taken to hospital after falling 20 feet

GILBERT - A 2-year-old fell approximately 20 feet from a second-floor balcony near Germain and Higley Roads.

According to Gilbert Fire Captain Mike Palmatier, the boy fell at about 10:45 a.m. from the balcony at his home and landed on a plastic kids table. The child then lost consciousness, according to his mother.

Nevertheless Palmatier tells 3TV the boy was conscious and alert by the time paramedics arrived on the scene. The toddler was airlifted to Maricopa Medical Center as a precaution although the only visible injuries were a bump on his head and a cut on his lip.