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Child Calls 911 after Mom Falls Down Steps

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On October 17th, 2011, around 2:30, 911 call taker Rebecca Blackstock received a call about a woman that had fallen down the steps and needed help. The caller told the 911 operator that “Mommy fell down the stairs”.

The operator asked the caller again for the information, in the meantime located an address and got Police on the way. For 911 operators thats a normal day. But, here’s the impressive part. The caller that dialed 911 and asked for help was 3 years old.

Heide Rafferty and her son Bailey. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Heide Rafferty and her son Bailey. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

When Police arrived and entered the residence, they found 25 year old, Heide Rafferty had, in fact, fell down the steps and was unconscious. Officers also found three year old, Bailey Rafferty, still holding the phone in his hands when they arrived. 

Heide Rafferty had taught her son to dial 911 and Bailey was the one that made the call when his mother fell down the steps.  Officers called for EMS and Heide was to the hospital. She is fine and back home.

The stairs Heide fell down. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

The stairs Heide fell down. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)


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