Toddler falls into basement from second-story window in Mattituck

08/27/2013 1:18 PM |
CARRIE MILLER PHOTO |   The doors to the basement of the Main Road home were open at the time of the accident, police said.

CARRIE MILLER PHOTO | A 2-year-old boy fell out of a second story window and through the Bilco doors leading to the basement of this home on Main Road in Mattituck Tuesday morning.

A 2-year-old Mattituck boy was airlifted to an area hospital after dropping out of a second-story window and falling through the open Bilco basement doors of a home on Main Road in Mattituck Tuesday afternoon, Southold Town police said.

Javier Cruz fell out of the window around noon, police said. The basement  was located directly beneath the window.

A plumbing crew that had been working on the house found him in the basement and called 911, police said.

Javier was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center where he is listed in fair condition, according to a hospital spokesperson.

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