A California family is suing after a child suffered injuries when he was thrown off a waterslide.
The family filed the lawsuit on Tuesday against the city of Duplin and WhiteWater Industries, the manufacturer of the slide, NBC reports.
The 10-year-old child was injured in May while on the Emerald Plunge at opening day of the Wave Water Park.
Video shows the boy being ejected from the bottom of the slide, flying over the side barrier and skidding across the wet pavement.
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He suffered scrapes on his back, shoulders, arms and legs.
According to KTVU, the child was able to walk away after the accident and his parents reportedly said they would seek medical treatment on their own.
The Emerald Plunge was shut down after the incident and won’t reopen to the public until the water park and manufacturer can show that it’s no longer a safety concern.
“The city of Dublin continues to express its sympathy and concern for the 10-year-old boy that was injured on May 27, the opening day of The Emerald Plunge waterslide and The Wave Waterpark,” the city of Dublin said in a statement. “Immediately after the accident, the City took the appropriate action and closed the waterslide, and one other nearby, to review, check and ensure safe operation.”
“As to the legal action threatened, the City and its legal representatives have attempted to reach an amicable settlement with the family. However, the family lawyer has refused to provide any information about the family’s injuries that would be necessary to resolve the claim.”