Child dies after falling out of a wagon at Children’s of Alabama

Updated: Oct. 11, 2019 at 12:11 PM EDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - An Anniston boy died days after a wagon accident at Children's of Alabama in Birmingham.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the boy as 4-year-old Noa Vera.

Authorities said Noa was at Children’s in the dental clinic and he fell out of a red wagon.

Noa sustained a severe head injury. He was taken to the emergency room and admitted to ICU in the hospital.

Noa died on Thursday, October 10 at 1:10 p.m.

Birmingham police were called to the hospital, but the fall is believed to have been an accident.

A Children's of Alabama spokesman emailed this statement:

We were saddened to hear about the recent death of Noah Vera. Federal Privacy laws prevent Children’s of Alabama from discussing details of a patient’s care. Children’s is committed to providing the safest possible environment for the patients and families in its care.

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