balcony in Elis

A 5-month-old baby boy was rushed to hospital after falling from a first-floor balcony of an apartment building in village of Myrtia in Elis, southern Greece on Wednesday.

The baby’s fall from the balcony occurred in the presence of his parents, who are currently testifying about what happened to police.

The infant sustained head injuries and was taken to the University Hospital of Patra.

According to reports, the injury is non life-threatening.

An eyewitness told local media that the child was thrown over the balcony by his mother while arguing with her husband. The parents claim that he fell from his stroller.

Authorities are investigating the incident.