Falling Shampoo Bottles Crack Infant’s Skull

ShekouDaily   |   May 15, 2020

At about 9:00 p.m. on May 11, a six-month-old baby girl in her mother’s arms was hit in the head by a bottle of shampoo that fell from above.

The father of the baby girl, Mr. Gao, said that at about 9 p.m. on the evening of the 11th. He and his wife took their daughter out for a walk in the WangHai Huijing Yuan望海汇景苑 community on HaiChang Street, Shekou, Nanshan District, Shenzhen city, when he felt a gust of wind, and then three bottles of shampoo came down from the sky. “750 mL of big bottles, almost full, two of them hit my daughter’s head.” Mr. Gao told reporters, “the child’s mouth is black, and she couldn’t cry at first.”

After the accident, the baby girl was rushed to Shenzhen Children’s Hospital for treatment.

According to a CT examination report issued by the hospital, the initial diagnosis of the baby girl was biparietal and occipital fractures with biparietal extradural hematoma, subarachnoid hemorrhage and bilateral apical scalp hematoma.

Mr. Gao told reporters that on the 12th and 13th, the edema of the child’s head became more and more severe day by day, and a large black and blue area behind the left ear showed that there was congestion in the brain.

On the morning of the 14th, the child developed vomiting, convulsions and other symptoms. The child was taken to the intensive care unit, and was given oxygen, tranquilizers, and anti-epileptic shots, Mr. Gao said.

The child is still in critical condition
No households involved have been found, no one admits

The Shenzhen Children’s Hospital told reporters that the current diagnosis of children is cerebral contusion and laceration, traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, bilateral top epidural hematoma, left parietal fracture,  and bilateral top scalp hematoma.

As of 2:00 p.m. on the 14th, the patient’s condition is still critical, and the medical team is closely observing the change of the patient’s condition and actively giving treatment.

According to Nanshan police, an investigation is underway but no residents involved have been found, and no one admits that at present, the police have brought back the shampoo bottle to try to extract fingerprints and other traces.

Knowing that no households have been found involved in this matter, and no one admits to it, Mr. Gao said that the urgent task is to do everything possible to treat the child and hope her daughter can get better. At the same time, he hopes that this matter can be solved fairly.

Please help to avoid more of these types of situations!

① Never throw objects from high altitudes and stop others throwing high-altitude behavior.

② When you see anything falling in the air, you should report to the fire department and other relevant departments in time, and deal with and eliminate the potential safety hazards immediately.

③ Remove items in a timely manner from the balcony and window sill that are easy to be blown off by the wind, such as flowerpots, clothes hangers, etc., to avoid the occurrence of accidental falling objects.

④ When going out in rainy days, do not cling to the aging buildings on the wall or walk or stay under the billboards.

⑤ The best way to dry food is to fasten and fix it with a rope.

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