‘Round­about of death’ left boy, 11, with g-force in­jury

The Daily Telegraph - - News - By Daily Tele­graph Re­porter

A BOY of 11 was left se­ri­ously in­jured by g-force when teenagers recre­ated a Youtube stunt called Round­about of Death, his mother says.

Tyler Broome was al­legedly told to sit on a play­ground round­about while the youths used the rear wheel of a mo­tor­cy­cle to spin it at high speed.

It is be­lieved he was sub­jected to lev­els of grav­i­ta­tional force – or g-force – nor­mally only ex­pe­ri­enced by pi­lots and as­tro­nauts. This forced fluid and blood into his brain, dam­ag­ing his vi­sion and mak­ing his eyes bulge.

Footage on­line ap­peared to show the teenagers con­tin­u­ing to spin the round­about af­ter Tyler passed out.

His mother Dawn Holling­worth, 51, an es­tate agent from Tux­ford, Notts, said: “I don’t recog­nise my child. He is on the verge of hav­ing a stroke.”

The orig­i­nal Round­about of Death clip has been viewed more than seven mil­lion times on Youtube.

Po­lice said they were in­ves­ti­gat­ing an in­ci­dent on Wed­nes­day in Tux­ford involving a round­about and a moped, and a boy who fell off the round­about was in a se­ri­ous but sta­ble con­di­tion.

Tyler Broome suf­fered a rush of blood and fluid to his brain, ac­cord­ing to his mother

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