Child seriously hurt in fall down stairs in Sonora

A 2-year-old girl fell down a flight of stairs and was seriously injured, police reported today.

In a news release, Chief Mark Stinson said the child fell down an estimated seven steps at a home on Cottage Court on Friday afternoon.

When a police officer arrived at the home, the child was unconscious and not breathing. The officer performed CPR and revived the child, who was taken to Sonora Regional Medical Center and flown to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.

The child, whose identity was note released, was in critical condition with major head trauma, police said.