AmericaRenee Hill, 16, agreed to sacrifice her life to protect her three-year-old cousin from skiing crashes in New York.
Renee Hill and her three-year-old cousin and family went to a famous ski resort in Lewiston, New York, USA on February 6. The heartbreaking incident happened at around 10:00 am on the same day, when the sisters’ sled unexpectedly crashed.
“She shared the sled with her three-year-old cousin. When she saw the sled about to crash into a tree, her first instinct was to put her foot down and let it turn around, shielded her from injury. She then crashed into the tree, “Alexis Kraft, Renee Hill’s mother, said.
The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office later received information about an accident at a ski resort in Clyde L. Burmaster Park. “Both children seem to have crashed into a tree at the foot of the hill while skiing,” the police announced, adding that the rescuers were very supportive, but the girl could not survive due to the injury. too heavy.
Alexis Kraft said her 16-year-old daughter had a cardiac arrest on the way to the hospital. The three-year-old boy, thanks to her protection, was only slightly injured, was treated at the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo City and was subsequently discharged.
The Lewiston Town Police Department and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate the matter and the ski resort remains closed “until further notice” due to dangerous conditions.
According to local media, this is not the first time that the famous ski resort in Lewiston has had an accident. The area was closed from 2002-2004 and later “remodeled to ensure more safety” after facing at least three lawsuits because of an accident.
According to data from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at the National Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, ski-related accidents caused 220,488 people to be hospitalized for medical examination or treatment between 2008-2017, with 70% of victims under 19 years of age.
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