1-year-old boy falls from Salem apartment window

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Police say a 1-year-old boy suffered a critical head injury in a fall from a second-story apartment window in Salem.

The boy was knocked unconscious Thursday evening when he landed on hard-backed dirt next to a sidewalk. He was taken to Salem Hospital and later flown to a hospital in Portland.

KPTV reports the boy had climbed on a couch and pushed the screen out an open window.

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Information from: KPTV-TV, http://www.kptv.com/