Boy, 10, killed when heavy piece of furniture 'fell on him' in shop

Boy, 10, killed when heavy piece of furniture 'fell on him' in shop
Published: 2017 February 14 08:29:16 (6810 Views)
A 10-year-old boy in the UK has been killed when a heavy piece of furniture fell on him in a branch of Topshop today.

He suffered severe head injuries and later died in hospital an hour after the accident at the Oracle Shopping Centre in Reading.

Unconfirmed reports suggested he had pulled a barrier down and it crashed on his head inside the store.



Paramedics and police rushed to the Oracle Centre in the pedestrian area of Reading shortly after 4pm and found the boy lying on the floor.

He had a major head trauma and was unconscious.

Medics treated him as he lay on the floor before he was rushed to the nearby Royal Berkshire Hospital, where he was later confirmed dead.



Source - Metro

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