THIS WEEK IN 1996: Falling fireplace injures young boy
A 16-month-old boy was rushed to hospital with a broken wrist after a fireplace fell on him at his home.
Mum Ruth Tolton was in another room of her Segensworth home when she heard a crash shortly before 9am.
When she ran into the lounge she found her 16-month-old son Christian lying underneath the wooden fireplace surround.
Mrs Toulton said: ‘His wrist ballooned within seconds. We found out he had fractured two bones .’