Deadly accident onboard Carnival Glory ship with an 8-year-old victim


to the scene around 8:15 a.m. ET. Emergency personnel transported the child to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where she died. “We understand that the child may have fallen 20 or so feet from a landing,” Miami Fire-Rescue spokesman Capt. Ignatius Carroll said at a news conference. It’s unclear what led the child to fall. Carnival Cruise Lines said the the ship’s command immediately contacted police after she fell and transported her to the ship’s medical center.

Carnival Glory cruise ship

“The ship has been turned over to Carnival Cruise Lines personnel to resume normal operations,” Miami-Dade police said. “Our most heartfelt condolences are with the family at this very difficult time,” the Carnival Cruise Line spokesperson said in a statement. Some other deadly accidents occurred on the ship since  it was launched at the sea in 2003 but in all situations was only passengers’ mistake by their actions to blame. Carnival Glory is also a family friendly ship with many safe entertainment options. It has daily activities for passengers aged 2 to 11. Kids can play with Play Doh and Legos, participate in crafts projects like spin art and picture frame decorating, get their faces painted, play video games and go on scavenger hunts. There are flat screen TV and video game stations too.


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