A toddler was rushed to hospital after falling eight meters to the ground when the bouncy castle she was playing in was swept into the air by a strong gust of wind in Australia.
The three-year-old girl fell from the inflatable castle after it was scooped 20 metres through the air.
It’s believed the bouncy castle became airborne after one of the pegs securing it to the ground came loose.
The child, from Australia, was knocked unconscious by the incident.
3yr old girl transported to LCCH fell approx 8m when the bouncy castle in which she was playing was blown into the air by a gust of wind.
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) February 27, 2016
She was taken to a nearby hospital with head and back injuries, confirmed Queensland Ambulance.
A health and safety investigation has been launched into the incident, which occurred at the Queensland Gaelic Football Association in Willawong, Brisbane.
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