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Girl Stops Breathing Inside Mall Water Toy Attraction

A young girl stopped breathing while inside a water toy attraction at the Pump ‘n’ Jump store at Independence Mall in Kingston. The store allowed children to climb into and walk or float in an inflatable 6-foot ball. It is a popular toy, and the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis has a similar ride.
The girl’s condition is unknown, but she was taken to a hospital. The ride has been suspended, and the safety of the water walking balls in under investigation.

Source: The Boston Globe, Girl in Mass. Stops breathing inside water ball

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