Girl falls off Indep. apartment balcony, impaled by iron bench below

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A teenage girl fell from a second floor apartment balcony Wednesday morning, landing on a wrought iron bench below that impaled her through the stomach.

Police were investigating how she fell out of the window and expected to serve a search warrant Wednesday afternoon at the apartment near 44th and Noland Road.

Police said she was in the apartment with three teenage boys at the time of her fall.

The girl is 15-years old and is listed in serious and stable condition. The bench reportedly split open her abdomen.

FOX 4 will have more on this story coming up on FOX 4 News at 5 p.m.

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