Toddler falls from US roller-coaster in horrifying accident

A young boy has been airlifted to hospital after plunging from a rollercoaster at an amusement park in western Pennsylvania.

The child, who is believed to be aged about three-years-old,  fell from the popular wooden ‘Rollo Coaster’ ride at Idlewild and SoakZone.

He is believed to have suffered serious head and chest injuries.


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The amusement park took to Twitter following the accident:

It is unknown how the child fell, however the roller-coaster has been closed pending further investigation.

It comes just days after a 10-year-old boy died on a ride dubbed the ‘world’s tallest water slide’ at a waterpark in Kansas.