Infant dies days after fall from changing table

Emergency vehicles line Beach Road on Thanksgiving Day as first responders treat an infant after a fall from a changing table.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)
Emergency vehicles line Beach Road on Thanksgiving Day as first responders treat an infant after a fall from a changing table.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CHEEKTOWAGA – An 8-month-old infant has died several days following what appears to be a tragic accident on Thanksgiving Day.

Emergency responders from Cleveland Hill Fire Department, Cheektowaga Police, and American Medical Response aided the infant after it fell from a changing table inside a home on the 700 block of Beach Road according to Cheektowaga Police records.

The child was transported to the hospital under police escort.  The infant succumbed to its injuries over the weekend.

The police department’s detective bureau responded to the scene Thursday afternoon and continues to investigate.

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