Second grader seriously injured in fall at Utica elementary school

The incident happened on Monday just before 2 p.m. at Watson Williams Elementary School.

Posted: May 15, 2019 5:11 PM
Updated: May 15, 2019 5:17 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- A second grade student, in Utica, fell in a stairway and suffered serious head injuries.

The Utica Police Department says the child is 8 years old, and was sent to a Syracuse hospital for treatment.

The incident happened on Monday just before 2 p.m. at Watson Williams Elementary School.

The administrative director of the Utica City School District could not comment on the matter and referred WKTV to the school's attorney. NewsChannel 2 is still waiting to hear back.

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