Jaws-of-life used to free girl from merry-go-round

2016-01-28 21:15
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Cape Town - An 8-year-old girl was injured when her leg got caught under a merry-go-round in Keurboom Park near Kenilworth in the Western Cape on Thursday, paramedics said.

"Paramedics found the young patient lying next to the merry-go-round with her right leg trapped beneath it," ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

"Rescue services had to use the Jaws-of-Life equipment to lift the merry-go-round off the child’s leg."

Once freed, the girl was taken to Vincent Palloti Hospital.

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