LACEY – According to the North Thurston School District, a child fell from a second-floor balcony into the commons area during a lunch period Wednesday at Salish Middle School in Lacey.
Lacey Fire District 3 was dispatched to the school just before 1pm. The student was treated on-site and transported to St. Peter Hospital where the child was listed in serious condition.
North Thurston Public Schools spokeswoman Courtney Schrieve said no other students were involved in the incident. The school district sent out a communication to parents offering support to students. Schrieve said many students witnessed the event, which occurred during lunch.
Salish Middle School opened last September.