Young boy injured after fall at playground

An 11 year-old boy was hospitalised after a zip wire seat detached from a playground attraction at Kilworth Playground recently.

Darragh Kellaway was playing at the playground when the accident happened. He was brought to Mallow Hospital the following day and was told that he had suffered soft tissue damage and would need crutches for one week.

His mum Sharon, said some of the equipment isn’t in good condition at the playground and told The Avondhu that she has reported the poor state of the facility to the council.

Since the accident happened, there has been an outcry by parents in the area.

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