US Boy, 6, survives six-story tumble down Bronx garbage chute

08:00  26 march  2020
08:00  26 march  2020 Source:   nydailynews.com

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(Newser) – An 8-year-old boy was throwing trash down a garbage chute Wednesday when he fell through the opening, plunging six stories down to where trash was piled up to the The boy grabbed the hose and used the walls of the chute for support as Kaetsu pulled him back up to the eighth floor.

(Reuters) - An 8-year-old boy has survived a six - story fall down a trash chute at a Honolulu high-rise building, and he escaped the chute with help from a bystander who pulled him out using a hose, officials said on Tuesday.

A Bronx boy who fell six stories down a garbage chute in his apartment building had the luck to land on a soft pile of trash that broke his fall, police said.

a close up of a brick building © Kerry Burke

The 6-year old, who lives of the seventh floor of a building on E. 149th St. near Prospect Ave. in Mott Haven, fell inside the trash compactor chute just before 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Firefighters found him between the first and second floors, in “good spirits” with no apparent injuries, a police source said.

“He landed lightly on top of the garbage. He went into the chute on the seventh floor near where he lives,” the source said.

The boy went to Harlem Hospital for evaluation.

It’s not clear how he got into the garbage chute.

“He’s in the hospital. I don’t know what happened,” said the boy’s father, who didn’t give his name. "I haven’t been able to see him yet.”

Another relative said the boy’s mother was at the hospital with him.

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