CHELSEA, MASS. (WHDH) - CHELSEA (WHDH) – A stuffed cow is being credited with saving a young boy after he tumbled out of a second-floor window Wednesday in Chelsea.
Louis Estrada says his 2-year-old nephew, Eduardo Gomez, was destined to hit the pavement, but instead, the fluffy, over-sized cow broke his fall.
Estrada’s niece and nephew were playing at his Marlborough Street home when he suddenly heard screams coming from a bedroom.
“The baby, the baby,” Estrada said he heard. “I didn’t even know what was wrong.”
After investigating the screams, Estrada discovered that Eduardo had bounced out of the window and landed 16-feet below on top of the cow.
Eduardo was conscious and alert after the incident and was treated for minor injuries. He was held overnight at Mass General Hospital for evaluation and came home Thursday evening.
There was no immediate word on how the boy fell from the window. Estrada said he is just thankful Eduardo was clutching the cow.