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Man Falls from Second Deck Trying to Catch a Foul Ball

Man Falls from Second Deck Trying to Catch a Foul Ball

Stretching for a foul ball a Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas, a man fell from the second deck into the field level seats.

The man fell during the fifth inning of a game between the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers last summer. The incident occurred when Texas right fielder Nelson Cruz fouled a ball into the first row of seats along the first-base line. He simply leaned too far off the club level seat and toppled onto the seats below, reports say.

The game was stopped for less than a half-hour as emergency crews were called and attended to the man before he was taken by ambulance to a Fort Worth hospital. Four people in the lower deck were also treated when they were struck by the spectator when he fell. They were treated at the ballpark for minor injuries. In addition, several players on the field looked shaken, reports say.

Questions to the relative safety offered spectators at the park often arise after incidents such as this. And there may be merit to the question. If you have been involved in an accident such as this, the offices of Attorney Jimmy Doan may be able help. With lengthy experience in personal injury, The Doan Law Firm P.C., can provide answers for some of the toughest questions of accidental injury and death. Contact the Doan Law Firm, P.C., led by Houston personal injury attorney Jimmy Doan, at 1 Riverway, Suite 2055, Houston, Texas 77056, (713) 869-4747 or (800) 910-FIRM.


Deaths such as this are tragic. And experts in dealing with situations similar to this are helpful in giving direction to families of accidental death victims. The Doan Law Firm P.C., led by Houston personal injury attorney Jimmy Doan, has extensive experience in personal injury and wrongful death accidents and can assist any family suffering loss or injury. Contact the Doan Law Firm, P.C., at 1 Riverway, Suite 2055, Houston, Texas 77056, (800) 349-0000.


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