Boy, 8, falls from Washington Park apartment window

An 8-year-old boy was critically hurt in a fall from a third-story window Sunday in Washington Park on the South Side.

The child was found unresponsive on the sidewalk about 10:55 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Prairie Avenue after falling from the third-floor apartment window, Chicago police said.

He was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition.

A police source said the fall appeared to be accidental.

The Illinois Department of Children and Family services is investigating the incident, a DCFS spokesman said.