The boy fell to the attraction and got stuck. The emergency services rushed to the spot and fire fighters managed to free him. He was taken to the hospital but was conscious and was not in mortal danger. “They took him to the emergency room to check whether he is internal no injuries had incurred,” says mayor Vincent Van Quickenborne (Team Mayor).
“An expert of the public prosecutor's office is on the spot come to the exact cause of the accident to investigate.” The attraction was Sunday for a while, closed to the public but if the evening still again. The attraction had to be a re-examination to undergo, but that is routine.
“That boy was at the end of the attraction come up, but wanted suddenly to return”, says the son of the manager of the attraction. “That is obviously not the intention. The security mechanisms entered into force and the attraction stopped working. Fortunately things are going well with the little boy, this is the first time we have ever experience.”
According to the public prosecutor of West-Flanders was the boy without guidance on the attraction and he came under a roller conveyor. He must certainly until Tuesday for observation stay in the hospital. He will in the course of the week to be answered about what exactly happened. The expert of the public prosecutor's office established that the attraction was working.
“Jack has had good luck,” says his father, Nicolas, who is himself in control of a fairground attraction. “He was suspended with his head between a roller conveyor and the running mat. It still had a lot worse can happen. Now, he walked mainly bruises and abrasions to the head. We were very shocked. This should not happen again. Happy fall the wounds. But in any case it is bad advertising for the fair.” Nicolas and his foorkramersgezin are coming from the Brussels region. “But I am already to the Paasfoor of Kortrijk from when I was a small little boy,” said the man. “One of my sons was even born in Kortrijk.”