5 year old boy escaped serious injury after falling 12-15 feet down a Marta station elevator shaft according to Eric Jackson of the Dekalb County Fire Captain. According to Mr. Jackson the boy was on the second floor of the station leaning up against the elevator door when unexpectedly the door came open and the boy fell down the elevator shaft onto the elevator car.
The 5 year old boy was taken to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta released.
An agency investigation is still pending according to Marta representative Cara Hodgson. Story from Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Clearly there are several questions still unanswered as it relates to this fall. It will be important for the family to seek out counsel and determine what their rights are for the minor 5 year old boy.