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Girl thrown from fairground round going 50mph

A schoolgirl aged 9 was thrown from a fairground ride that was going at a speed of 50 miles per hour.

The safety bar, meant to secure riders in their seat, came loose and the girl was thrown 15 feet into the air when she tried to pull the bar back to lock herself and her little sister back in the seat.

She hit the metal barrier edging the ride sideways, causing severe internal and external bruising and vomiting due to the impact on her kidneys. She was treated at the scene for suspected broken neck and legs, spending a night in hospital and requiring at least one week away from school.

The Health and Safety executive are making enquiries into the rides safety.

We act for a number of clients who have suffered injuries from a fair ground ride incident. If you have been a victim of a fair ground ride accident you may be able to make a claim. It is important you get independent expert legal advice, preferably as soon as possible from one of our specialist lawyers.

If you think you may have a claim, contact our specialist personal injury lawyers for immediate advice. Call Actons Injury Solicitors free on 08081 355 355 or start your claim now.

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