Child falls from window in San Francisco

A child is in critical condition after falling from a window in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood on Wednesday, authorities said.

The San Francisco Fire Department received a 911 call around 4:17 p.m. about a child who fell out of a building's window in the 2300 block of Mission Street.

When first responders arrived, the child was wrapped in its mother's arms. The child suffered life-threatening injuries from the fall and was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, officials said.

Authorities have not disclosed the child's age or how the fall occurred.