WESTCHESTER SQUARE, The Bronx (WABC) — A 3-year-old boy is lucky to be alive after falling five stories out a window in his Bronx apartment Monday afternoon.

The boy plunged from the bedroom window of the apartment on Maclay Avenue in the Westchester Square section just after 1:30 p.m.

He struck a store awning before landing on the ground.

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He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center with a contusion to the head, a broken right femur, and other injuries.

Miraculously, he is expected to survive.

His mother, who was home at the time, told police he apparently pushed on a piece of cardboard out next to the air conditioner.
No criminality was suspected.

The city’s Administration for Children’s Services was notified.

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