A six-month old infant, Stalin fell fatally from his mother’s hand while she was getting down from a motorcycle.

According to police, D. Devi (25) of Indirasan Kuppam near Ginjee, carrying the infant, was riding the pillion of a motorcycle of a relative to go to the Primary Health Centre at Melchithamur.

On reaching the PHC, she faltered in her step while getting down.

As a result, the infant slipped unexpectedly from her hand and fell on the road and sustained serious injuries on Thursday.

Though treatment was given to the infant in the PHC, he did not survive the fall. The police have booked a case.