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3-year-old girl airlifted to Florida after falling from balcony on Galveston cruise ship

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.

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