HOUSTON – A 3-year-old girl was airlifted to a Tampa, Florida hospital after she fell from a balcony on a Galveston cruise ship, officials said.
Coast Guard officials said the child fell from her one-level balcony. Officials said the child suffered possible facial injuries.
Carnival Cruise Line Official Jennifer De La Cruz released the following statement:
I can confirm that yesterday afternoon on board the cruise ship Carnival Breeze, a three- year-old child fell from her stateroom balcony to an outdoor deck area one level below. She was in stable condition on board the vessel and was airlifted to Tampa as a precaution. Our CareTeam has been providing assistance and support to the family.
The child is in stable condition.