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The boy killed at the fair

apples33 Avatar
7y, 8m agoPosted 7 years, 8 months ago
Now my condolences go to the family as i dont know how i would cope if i lost my boy.

But! why are they blaming the fair for him being able to walk from the bouncy castle to the ride? It's not like the fair are his babysitter's and why weren't his parents watching him on the bouncy castle as these are the best times of your child's life.

IMO
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7y, 8m agoPosted 7 years, 8 months ago
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#1
+1

Similar to the accident on the bouncy castle
#2
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/may/13/fairground-toddler-fall-death

I heard of this 1 today but this 1 you mentioned different cos bouncy castle?
#3
Very few parents are going to admit that their neglect was the cause of their childs death. Maybe they will in time but not straight away, the natural process is to look for someone else to blame first.
banned#4
very sad, how quickly a life can be taken x
#5
Absolutely heartbreaking.
#6
ditto all of the above comments. too often I see small children wandering around fairs, shops, etc with no-one in sight.
#7
Mum2Connor&Cerys
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/may/13/fairground-toddler-fall-death

I heard of this 1 today but this 1 you mentioned different cos bouncy castle?


Do any of you remember the bouncy castle court case - where the people who hired the castle were sued over one million by the mother of a boy who got brain damage from being kicked on it.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/bouncy-castle-accident-not-couples-fault-882059.html

Similar to this case in that his father was there (and not supervising)

BTW The case was taken to appeal and turned over.
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RedIron
Very few parents are going to admit that their neglect was the cause of their childs death. Maybe they will in time but not straight away, the natural process is to look for someone else to blame first.


noone else should be blamed and the parents should have kept an eye on him
i feel sorry for them as any parent would but people who dont watch their kids annoy me

i saw a toddler playing on a road which buses go down(i was on the bus) and the mum was just chatting away to a friend or someone on the pavement



even the mccanns wouldnt accept it was their fault
#9
Awful for everyone concerned. my thoughts are with the family. grief causes many other emotions.

I assume the family thought the child wouldn't be able to get so close to the ride due to health and safety.
#10
Maxitaxi;5201686
noone else should be blamed and the parents should have kept an eye on him
i feel sorry for them as any parent would but people who dont watch their kids annoy me

i saw a toddler playing on a road which buses go down(i was on the bus) and the mum was just chatting away to a friend or someone on the pavement



even the mccanns wouldnt accept it was their fault


No, no one else should be blamed but in today's culture the fair ground will be and the parents will end up being millionaires.
#11
Its very sad, but maybe there was not a barrier around the ride ?, it amazes me that most of these rides don't have barriers, take the Waltzers for example you can stand next to it when its at full speed, we dont know what exactly happened but its not difficult for your child to run off and be hit if there was no correct barrier in place.
#12
RedIron;5201718
No, no one else should be blamed but in today's culture the fair ground will be and the parents will end up being millionaires.


i'll start a petition if they do :x

still annoyed by the Mccanns millions made by their negligence :roll:
#13
deanos;5201720
Its very sad, but maybe there was not a barrier around the ride ?, it amazes me that most of these rides don't have barriers, take the Waltzers for example you can stand next to it when its at full speed, we dont know what exactly happened but its not difficult for your child to run off and be hit if there was no correct barrier in place.


There was a safety barrier but he broke through it
#14
deanos;5201720
Its very sad, but maybe there was not a barrier around the ride ?, it amazes me that most of these rides don't have barriers, take the Waltzers for example you can stand next to it when its at full speed, we dont know what exactly happened but its not difficult for your child to run off and be hit if there was no correct barrier in place.


it was 7:45pm at night.....

why wasn't he on reigns as it was dark ?
and why the hell wasn't he in bed :thinking:?
#15
RedIron
There was a safety barrier but he broke through it



Ah right, very sad indeed
#16
mrspatch
Do any of you remember the bouncy castle court case - where the people who hired the castle were sued over one million by the mother of a boy who got brain damage from being kicked on it.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/bouncy-castle-accident-not-couples-fault-882059.html

Similar to this case in that his father was there (and not supervising)

BTW The case was taken to appeal and turned over.


I remember that 1 from a few years back.

Shame it's happened.
#17
choc1969
it was 7:45pm at night.....

why wasn't he on reigns as it was dark ?
and why the hell wasn't he in bed :thinking:?


A 2 year old I would have on reins in a fair,theme park,day or night. Cos it was evening doesn't really come to it. Although I've always took pushchairs for my younger ones when we been out to somewhere like this,but def reins if no pushchair.
#18
I was working at Manchester airport and two muslim women were chatting (Veiled) while one there babies (about nine months) crawled away and was going down an escalator on his hands and knees,Luckily a worker saw him and just grabbed him as he reached the bottom,
Maybe a licence to have kids would be a good idea,
#19
choc1969
it was 7:45pm at night.....

why wasn't he on reigns as it was dark ?
and why the hell wasn't he in bed :thinking:?


Dark at 7.45pm?
Where do you live, the north pole??

:thinking:

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