Kuantan Toddler Survives Fourth-Floor Fall

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A toddler cheated death after falling from a fourth-floor flat at the Sungai Panching army housing complex in Kuantan on Saturday and surviving.

The child, who is reported to be in stable condition, is being treated at the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital.

In the 5pm incident, the victim, aged one year and five months, was at home with his mother while his army personnel father was washing his car on the ground floor of the complex.

The toddler, who had earlier been playing in the living room, managed to slide open the door to the balcony and crawled onto the veranda.

He was playing alone on the balcony when he suddenly fell to the ground not far from where his father was washing his car.

The shocked father ran to his aid and rushed him to hospital.

District police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohamad Noor Yusof Ali said that police are investigating the incident.