Child falls from 3rd floor balcony of Orlando resort

(Graphic: WKRN)
(Graphic: WKRN)

ORLANDO, Fla. (WKRN) — A child is recovering after falling from a balcony of a resort near Disney on Thursday.

The incident occurred at around 5 p.m., according to News 2 affiliate WFTV.

The nine-year-old fell from the third story. He is expected to survive.

Deputies told WFTV the family was gathering their belongings to head back to Michigan when the boy was left unattended in a room on the third floor. When a woman returned, she said she heard the child scream and saw him on the ground.

The child and his family were staying at the Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa, located at 8113 Resort Village Drive Orlando, Florida.