Aug. 1, 2014 7:03 pm
Logout|My Dashboard

Boy injured in escalator fall at the mall

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 12:01 pm

SARASOTA - Rescue crews respond to a Sarasota mall Tuesday night after a 4-year-old boy fell off an escalator.

It happened at the Westfield Sarasota Square Mall just before 9pm.

According to Sarasota Fire Rescue, the child fell from the side of the escalator to the ground below. The child was conscious at the scene, but had to be airlifted to the hospital to be treated.

He is expected to recover from his injuries. His mother was with him at the time of the incident.

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.