Inspectors appeal for witnesses to fall at Chessington World of Adventures
THE Health and Safety Executive has launched an appeal for witnesses after a little girl was critically injured in a fall at Chessington World of Adventures.
Jessica Blake, four, suffered a bleed on her brain, a fractured skull and broken ribs when she fell 14ft while queuing for a Tomb Blaster ride at the Surrey theme park last Thursday at 1pm.
She was rushed to St George's Hospital, Tooting, where she remained today (June 12) in a critical but stable condition in the paediatric intensive care unit.
A special assembly was held this morning at Halfway Houses Primary School, the school in Sheerness, Kent, where Jessica attends, to explain to pupils what happened.
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On Monday (June 11) two Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors began an investigation into the fall at the theme park.
An HSE spokeswoman said: "The Health and Safety Inspector is looking at circumstances leading up to and the accident itself. We are appealing for any witnesses to come forward."
Anyone with information is asked to call the HSE on 01256 404062.