Pregnant teen falls off second-story Allentown roof

Credit: Metro File Photo
The teen fell after a plank of wood buckled under her. Credit: Metro file photo

A 15-year-old girl, who is 7 months pregnant, fell off an Allentown rooftop Wednesday morning in an attempt to retrieve a baby gate, reports say.

The teen fell 30 feet off the second-story roof at the 100 block of Ninth Street, and landed in a concrete stairwell after a piece of wood buckled as she reached for the gate, according to local affiliate 69 News.

She suffered a cut to the head, and was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township. The teen is expected to be released from the hospital today.



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