Ride operator potentially has legal case after incident at Clay County Fair – What We Know!

Ride operator potentially has legal case after incident at Clay County Fair

A video that’s been considered 1000’s of instances reveals a experience operator caught between sections of the ground on a experience on the Clay County Truthful.

It occurred between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday, and the person is recovering after deed left him within the hospital shaken and bruised.

One lawyer believes there’s a case the person can pursue.

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He was serving to a buyer on the time, and the lawyer says there could also be some legal responsibility points.

“Yeah, this one was very scary,” stated the experience operator, who requested to not be recognized.

He was attempting to get somebody’s hat from below a experience on the Clay County honest Friday night time when he received caught.


Rescuers stated it was about quarter-hour earlier than firefighters received him out.

Clay County officers say the incident is below investigation.

“It’s one thing that you just see up on the film,” the person stated. “Then not solely that there (was) the Orlando incident with the younger boy. That’s one other factor that was going by way of my thoughts as effectively.”

The person was referencing the deadly fall of a 14-year-old boy from an Orlando thrill experience.

An lawyer posted in regards to the Clay County Truthful case on social media, saying it was one other incident of negligence.

Shannon Schott stated coming off the case from Orlando, she describes this as one other failure.

News4JAX requested if she felt that means although the experience operator was doing what he’s all the time completed.

“Properly, definitely that can come into the issue of legal responsibility,” Schott stated. “However once more, you understand, individuals don’t simply get caught and wedged in between a machine attempting to succeed in for one thing beneath it.”


Schott stated the query is what was totally different this time.

“There’s one thing that occurred right here, one thing went mistaken,” she stated. “Once more, you understand, in these amusement parks, there’s so many components of security and safety, and there was a failure right here. And so hopefully, he’ll get the authorized assist he wants.”

The experience operator stated there have been different experience operators there when the incident occurred, and he doesn’t remorse attempting to get the hat.

“I used to be doing one thing good for individuals,” he stated.

He stated he doesn’t plan on going again to this job.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Workplace stated this incident is below investigation.

Truthful officers stated they’re glad the experience operator is recovering, and they’re shifting on from this.

Sunday is the ultimate day of the Clay County Truthful this yr.

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