Friday, 18 August, 2017

Charlotte boy dies after getting stuck in rotating Atlanta restaurant

The restaurant spins to offer 360 degree views of the city's skyline and the boy reportedly became lodged between the wall and a rotating table The restaurant spins to offer 360 degree views of the city's skyline and the boy reportedly became lodged between the wall and a rotating table
Erik Tate | 15 April, 2017, 12:16

After wandering from the window table where he was seated with his parents, the boy got caught between the wall and a table, Atlanta police spokeswoman Officer Stephanie Brown told the (Atlanta) Journal-Constitution.

This happened at the Sun Dial Restaurant, which is known for rotating on top of the Westin Hotel.

Police said the boy and his parents were visiting town from Charlotte.

"What we do know is that people in the restaurant, everyone ran to the child's aid". "They were moving furniture, they were pulling chairs - chairs that were bolted to the floor - they were pulling them up to try to get the child out".

A five-year-boy died after getting stuck at a rotating restaurant.

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Another report by 11alive said first responders were at the restaurant "in a matter of minutes" but the boy was unconscious when he was rushed to the Grady Memorial Hospital and later died.

That was the case in this incident, but Pickard said it was too late - the child's head took the brunt of the injury.

The restaurant will remain closed for the weekend.

The hotel manager, George Reed, released the following statement: "There was a tragic accident at the hotel involving a young boy". He added that their thoughts and prayers were with the victim's family. We are working with the authorities as they look into this tragic accident and we will continue to assist them in any way we can.

'Words can not express the depths of our sorrow.

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