Schoolgirl’s accidental playground death

Key words: Child fatal accident, playground

Injuries: fatal accident

An 8 year old school girl has sadly died after falling on to a wooden railway sleeper following collision with a boy during a playground game of ‘Bulldog’.

The girl was taken to hospital but died a few hours later of a liver laceration that caused internal bleeding.

There were a number of items of play equipment, furniture such as chairs, and some recycled railway sleepers in the playground, which was supervised by seven school staff.

For further information please see the following link:

http://www.theguardian.com

Posted: December 30, 2013 at 9:00 am


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