Boy injured after falling from carnival ride in Victoria


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WorkSafe is investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident in which a five-year-old boy was critically injured after he fell from a carnival ride in Rye on Monday afternoon.

The boy was on the Cha Cha ride when the incident happened.

He suffered serious head and foot injuries following the incident, shortly after 5:00 pm.

He was airlifted to Royal Children’s Hospital in a critical condition.

“WorkSafe was at the scene last night and issued a notice to ensure the scene was not disturbed so investigations could continue today”, WorkSafe Victoria said in a statement.

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