Child killed in Chicago area roller coaster accident

A three-year-old boy from Dalton has died in an Illinois premises liability accident on Saturday after falling from a children’s roller coaster, according to the Naperville Sun. The accident occurred around 7 PM at an establishment called Go Bananas, which is described as a family entertainment center located at 4516 N. Harlem Ave. in Norridge, Illinois. The toddler was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy was performed on Sunday and it showed that the boy died of multiple injuries sustained in the accident. Further, his death has been ruled an accident.

Is being reported that the victim and his twin brother were riding a small roller coaster when the child somehow freed himself from a safety bar and then became stuck between two cars, and then fell 3 or 4 feet from the moving coaster.

The owner of the facility, who was not present at the time of the accident, as stated that he plans on cooperating 100% through the investigation.

It has not been reported if a Chicago premises liability lawyer is involved in the case or if a civil lawsuit has been filed by the victim’s family.

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