Child killed from fairground ride
Another ride has been shut down due to a fatal accident which killed an 8 year old girl.
The Traffic Jam ride was closed following the death of the child.
The fatal child accident occurred before 12:30am.
The height restriction was breached which caused the fatal accident.
The girl was on holiday when she was thrown ride.
Following the fatal accident the young girl was rushed to hospital where she later passed away.
SafeWork officers have now increased the number of inspections since the accident.
It is thought the investigation will take some time due to the witnesses involved and the nature of the fatal accident.
A witness said that the harness was still on and said she must have slipped out of the seat.
Emergency services treated the young girl at the scene before taking her to hospital.
Police surrounded the ride after the tragic accident.
The young girl landed far away from the ride and must have fallen around 10 to 15 feet after being thrown from the ride.
Investigations are still ongoing.
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Posted: October 27, 2014 at 8:14 am