Two children fell from trees in Ottawa this weekend in separate incidents, each suffering serious injuries.
In the latest incident on Saturday night at around 11:30 p.m., a 13-year-old boy fell about 25 feet out of a tree in the backyard of his house, in the 400 block of Marlin Private. He suffered a concussion and back injuries in the fall and was transported to the Children’s Trauma Centre for treatment, where he was listed in serious condition.
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A day earlier, at around 4:16 p.m. on Friday, a 12-year-old girl fell nearly 30 feet out of a tree at the intersection of Riverdale and Belmont, suffering multiple fractures that included a fractured pelvis. She was also was transferred to the trauma centre for treatment.