Police: Inflatable raft fell off truck, seriously hurt girl
MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say an inflatable raft stored in a boat trailer fell off and hit a 12-year-old girl as she was walking, leaving her seriously injured.
Mashpee police say the girl suffered a serious head injury on Saturday. She was airlifted to Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.
Her current condition is unknown.
Sgt. Bryan Burke says the owner of the truck was cited for operating with an unsecured load and fined.
Police are warning citizens to be cautious as they secure items on their vehicle for travel, even at a low speed, injuries can occur.