A COMMUNITY has been left shattered after a one-year-old girl died following a horror flat fall.

The toddler was injured after plunging from the top floor of a three-storey flat in Clydebank on Wednesday afternoon.

Shocked locals expressed their devastation after cops confirmed the little girl had passed away in hospital less than 24 hours after the incident.

One neighbour sobbed while laying a pink teddy and flowers as a touching tribute to the child yesterday afternoon.

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A shopkeeper who works at the U-Save groceries on Dumbarton Road said: “Everyone is in complete shock by the news.

“The mum of the little girl who died is a lovely, caring lady and she’s a regular customer here.

“This has clearly been some kind of freak accident.”

The incident happened at around 2.10pm when the child fell from the window of a flat near Boquhanran Road.

Police said the tot’s family have been left distraught by the little girl’s death, which is not being treated as suspicious.

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It’s believed the child’s heartbroken mum also has a 12-year-old daughter.

A neighbour said: “Her mum will be absolutely devastated as this was a complete accident.

“The whole community is upset and we are all in shock.

“We need to show her family some compassion.”

Detective Inspector Steve Martin from the Family Protection Unit based at Clydebank has appealed for information.


He said: “The little girl’s family have been left devastated by the loss of their child and we are investigating the circumstances surrounding what happened.

“I continue to appeal for anyone who was in the area at the time, who may have rendered assistance to the family or emergency services, to please get in touch.”

A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.