Child Tragically Killed Using a Peloton Tread+ Treadmill
WASHINGTON, DC – A news report states posted on cnbc.com states that a child was tragically killed in an incident involving a Peloton treadmill. The fitness company’s CEO provided the announcement. In the company’s letter, CEO John Foley stated that he recently heard about a child’s fatal accident and their Tread+ treadmill. He emphasized that their company is focused and dedicated to safety while designing and building their treadmills. He also urged owners to keep the treadmills’ safety key out of reach of children.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a federal safety watchdog agency stated that it is aware of the fatal accident, and they are investigating the product and accident. Although treadmill deaths are rare, injuries are common. The news report states that about 22,500 treadmill-related accident injuries were treated at an emergency room in 2019.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission spokeswoman Patty Davis reported to NBC News that about 2,000 of those injuries involved children ages eight and younger. Seventeen deaths linked to treadmills have been reported to the Consumer Product Safety Commission between 2018 and 2020.
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