Strangers with mattress save falling 3-year-old

A couple's quick thinking may have saved a child's life. (CNN/ROSS A. BENSON/MYBURBANK.COM)

BURBANK, Calif. (CNN/ROSS A. BENSON/MYBURBANK.COM) – A couple’s quick thinking may have saved a child’s life.

The two were moving to their Burbank, Calif., apartment when they saw a toddler dangling from a window.

The couple put their mattress and box spring under the window.

According to KABC in Los Angeles, the husband,  Konrad Lightner, managed to break the child’s fall and then put him on the mattress for safe-keeping.

The station reports the 3-year-old was taken to the hospital but did not have any major injuries.

The boy’s parents were unaware of what had happened but were grateful. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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