Critically injured baby found “unresponsive” in NSW home

UPDATE @ 8:09am, 17 October 2016: A baby is undergoing emergency surgery in a Sydney hospital, after she allegedly fell from a cot in a Lithgow home.

Investigations are underway after the 11-month-old was found unresponsive in the home, just before 8:50 last night.

She was airlifted to Westmead Children’s hospital from Lithgow Hospital in a critical condition with head injuries.


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EARLIER @ 2:31am, 17 October 2016: AN ELEVEN-month-old baby girl has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after she was found seriously injured and unresponsive in a house in the NSW Central Tablelands overnight.

The discovery was made in Lithgow just before 9pm. Police said they were called to a home on Landa Street around 8.50pm where they found the 11-month-old girl unresponsive.

The infant was treated at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to Lithgow Hospital with serious injuries.

The 11-month-old girl has since been airlifted to Westmead Children’s Hospital in a critical condition.

Detectives attended the house and established a crime scene which was examined by forensic police.

Investigators are now working to determine how the girl sustained her injuries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

There was no further information available at the time of writing.

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