Oakland toddler in critical condition after fall from fire escape

OAKLAND, Calif. -- A toddler is in critical condition Friday night following a fall from a fire escape in Oakland earlier in the day, police said.

Someone called dispatchers at about 4:30 p.m. to say that a child in the 1400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way was not breathing.

Police and firefighters responded and the toddler was given medical treatment before being taken to a hospital.

Police said they are investigating the fall.
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