Child dies in awning accident

A serious accident happened in front of a school: three boys were playing on a sun sail when the roof ripped open. One of the children did not survive the fall.

A nine-year-old boy was fatally injured when he fell off a sun sail in front of a school in Uster near Zurich, Switzerland. Two other children were seriously injured. Three boys aged nine and eleven had climbed into the high school canopy on Saturday evening at 7 p.m., Zurich cantonal police reported.

For reasons unknown, the roof was torn and the children fell three meters into the depth. They came to the hospital by ambulance and helicopter, where one of the boys died that night.

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