8-Year-Old Dies After Falling 2 Stories on Cruise Ship at PortMiami - NBC 6 South Florida

8-Year-Old Dies After Falling 2 Stories on Cruise Ship at PortMiami

The girl was transported to Ryder Trauma Center in extremely critical condition where she later died, according to Miami Fire-Rescue

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    NBC 6 Reporter Amanda Plasencia explains how an 8-year-old girl fell from a balcony aboard a cruise ship.

    (Published Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017)

    An 8-year-old girl died Saturday after falling two stories from a cruise ship at PortMiami Saturday, Miami-Dade Police Department said.

    During the debarkation process on board the Carnival Glory at around 8:15 a.m., the girl fell from a balcony in the ship’s interior atrium to the lower deck.

    Carnival Cruise Line released the following statement regarding the incident:

    "The ship's medical team responded immediately and the child was transported to the ship's medical center. She was subsequently transferred via ambulance to a local hospital. The ship's command immediately contacted Miami-Dade Police Department which is on site. Our most heartfelt care and concern is with the family at this very difficult time."

    8-Year-Old Falls From Cruise Ship at PortMiami

    [MI] 8-Year-Old Falls From Cruise Ship at PortMiami

    An 8-year-old girl is in extremely critical condition after falling from cruise ship at PortMiami:

    (Published Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017)

    The girl was transported to Ryder Trauma Center in extremely critical condition where she later died, according to Miami Fire-Rescue.

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