Boy Awake After Primark Fall

A six-year-old boy is out of an induced coma at Nottingham's Queens's Medical Centre after falling 35 feet from the top of an escalator onto the floor below.

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Boy injured in Primark fall out of coma and "squeezing hands of mum and dad"

The six-year-old boy who fell 35 feet in a Primark shop in Nottingham has been woken out of his coma says his dad.

Ryan Hooley fell from the top of an escalator on Wednesday and suffered 5 fractures to his head before being put into an induced coma.

His dad Andrew said they are expecting him to be taken off of his ventilator by tomorrow.

Much to the relief of his parents, Andrew said he is responding well to treatment at Nottingham's Queens's Medical Centre and has his eyes open

"He has his eyes open and is squeezing the hands of his mum and me."

– Andrew Hooley

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Ryan Hooley in a coma after Primark fall

The parents of a six year old boy who fell between two floors at the Primark store in Nottingham have questioned the height of the shop's barriers.

Ryan Hooley is in an induced coma in hospital after he fell and fractured his skull.

It happened while he was out shopping with his Mother and fours brothers and sisters yesterday.

First picture of boy injured in Primark

Ryan Hooley, 6, from Beeston, Nottingham fell from the first floor of Primark Credit: Family photo

A six-year-old boy is in an induced coma at Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre after falling 35 feet from the top of an escalator onto the floor below.

Ryan Hooley from Beeston in Nottingham suffered 5 fractures to his skull after the accident at Nottingham's Primark store yesterday afternoon.

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Boy in coma after Primark escalator fall

A six-year-old boy is in an induced coma at Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre after falling 35 feet from the top of an escalator onto the floor below.

Ryan Hooley from Beeston in Nottingham suffered 5 fractures to his skull after the accident at Nottingham's Primark store yesterday afternoon.

Ryan was with his mother and brothers and sisters.

CCTV is being studied to try and find out exactly how the accident happened.

Birmingham City Council are also investigating. Ryan's mum and dad are by his bedside.

Ryan is a pupil at Beeston Fields Primary School.

Ryan's uncle Carl Leoni told Central News:

"We don't at this stage know exactly how the accident happened but Ryan's mum and dad are both in pieces. They were originally told by doctors to expect the worst. Ryan's condition is extremely serious and doctors have induced a coma. He's suffered five fractures to his skull. We are expecting to hear more in the next few hours"

– Ryan's Uncle Carl Leoni