Police in Yokohama said Sunday a 5-year-old boy is recovering in hospital after he fell from the 6th floor balcony of his family's apartment.
According to police, the incident occurred just after 11 a.m. Saturday at the apartment in Tsuzuki Ward, Fuji TV reported. The boy's mother called 119 to report that her son had fallen from the balcony.
The boy landed on top of the covered entranceway below. He was taken to hospital, with severe head and back injuries, but doctors said he will recover.
The boy's parents were both at home at the time of the incident, but told police they did not notice him go out onto the balcony.© Japan Today