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Three Year Old Injured by Fairground Ride

A young child suffered serious injuries to his hand after it was ran over by a children’s fairground ride at a yearly event called the ‘Shiremoor Treat’ in North Tyneside.


On July 6 2013, the three year old child was on a day trip at the fairground with his grandmother and cousins. The child had removed his shoes in order to play on a bouncy castle and his grandmother was helping him put his shoes back on. As his shoelaces required tying, the child sat on the steps of the ‘Mickey Express’ train ride. While his laces were being tied, the child leant backwards, stretching his arms out behind him in the process.

North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court heard that after the child stretched his arms out, the train began to move and trapped his fingers between the wheels of the train and the track. The child required surgery and numerous stitches on his fingers. The child has since made a good recovery.


In September this year, Jamie Clark, of Serlby Park, Hetton Le Hole, Tyne and Wear pleaded guilty to an offence under Section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. He was fined £1,000 and ordered to pay costs of £600.

Shuna Rank, an inspector for the Health and Safety Executive, said:

“This was an entirely preventable accident. The risk of trapping was obvious and should have been identified by the ride operator in his risk assessment. The provision of a fence around the ride was a simple precaution that would have prevented the accident.”

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Source: Health & Safety Executive

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