LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (February 1, 2017) – A 2 year old boy was killed in an accident on Wednesday morning at a home on Taylor Street, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 12:00 pm at a residence in the 2900 block of North Taylor Street. Authorities responded to a private home where a little boy had reportedly been trapped underneath an elevator. Firefighters cut a hole in the ceiling and broke through sheet rock to lift the elevator off the two year old who had gotten trapped underneath for unknown reasons.
The two year old was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of his injuries. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine how the child got underneath the elevator, and if the elevator malfunctioned in any way.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.