CareFlight was called after a baby fell down stairs at a home at Elanora Heights.

Just before 1.15pm this afternoon (Tuesday, 09 July), NSW Ambulance, NSW Police and the CareFlight Rescue Helicopter responded to a report of a small child injured after falling up to 3m down stairs at a home at Powderworks Road, Elanora Heights.

NSW Ambulance Inspector Lachlan Orr was first on scene from Narrabeen Ambulance Station, finding a ten-month-old baby boy with an injury to his head. The child had been upstairs in the home, when the mother came running after she heard a thump and her child start crying.

CareFlight medical team arrive for baby who fell down stairs

The boy was conscious and crying, but had suffered a blow to the right side of his head from the fall. Inspector Orr requested the attendance of Intensive Care Paramedics and confirmed that the CareFlight specialist medical team should continue to scene.

The young child was given initial treatment by paramedics at the home, before being taken into the NSW Ambulance Intensive Care vehicle as the CareFlight medical team landed at Warriewood Valley Sportsground, Jacksons Road, Warriewood, just before 1.45pm (main image).

The CareFlight medical team was rushed to the home by officers attached to Northern Beaches Police Area Command (image above).

NSW Ambulance and NSW Police at Elanora Heights

The medical team joined the paramedics and boy’s mother in the ambulance and he was taken to Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, in a serious but stable condition just before 2.00pm, with a NSW Police escort and green-light corridor.

Images: Northern Beaches Advocate

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