TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say a 2-year-old boy has been severely injured after falling from a window on the 11th floor of an apartment building.

Montgomery County Fire Department spokesman Pete Piringer said the child was taken to a hospital Monday afternoon with priority one injuries, the most serious category. A Takoma Park police spokesman said the toddler is in intensive care.

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News outlets report that emergency responders think the child fell into an area with bushes or mulch and ivy, inches away from the concrete sidewalk and parking lot.

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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fall.

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