Three to face charges after boy dies in fairground accident

Three to face charges after boy dies in fairground accident

Three fairground workers are to face charges of causing death and grievous bodily harm through negligence after a 13-year-old boy lost his life and his 9-year-old sister was injured during an accident in southern Athens on Sunday.

The boy and his sister were in large helium-filled cylinders, known as water rollers, on a pool in the playground in Elliniko when a gust of wind blew them about 30 meters. The cylinders crashed into a number of objects before coming to a rest. The boy suffered serious head injuries and doctors were unable to revive him when he was taken to Aghia Sophia children’s hospital.

The boy’s sister was said to be in a stable condition, out of danger on Monday morning.

The owner of the fairground is being sought by police.

Πηγή: ekathimerini.com

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