Police: Road rage leads to shooting

Stuffed cow saves 2-year-old after he tumbles out window

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

BOSTON – A 2-year-old boy dodged serious injury with the help of a fuzzy friend, the stuffed cow that broke his fall after he tumbled through a second-story window around 4:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Luis Eduardo Gomez was jumping on a bed inside the Chelsea, Massachusetts home when an unfortunate bounce sent him flying out the window, according to The Boston Globe.

He fell roughly 16 feet, landing on a concrete slab in the family's yard.

The boy's great-uncle, Luis Estrada, was in the next room watching television when the accident happened. “I was paralyzed," He told the paper. "We rushed down to get him and we grabbed him; he was shaken.”

"Thankfully the stuffed cow broke his fall," said Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes. Luis suffered minor injuries and was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital for treatment and overnight observation.

"God saved him, the cow helped," Estrada said.

Google Map for coordinates 42.360082 by -71.058880.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.