A 2-year-old girl was struck and killed by a falling mirror at a Payless store in Georgia along Highway 85 in Riverdale in the weekend, when she was at shopping with family. The toddler was trying on shoes with her mother before the incident. A mirror that was not secured suddenly fell on the child.
Little Ifrah Siddique had fatal wounds. Emergency crews responded to the store. She was taken to a nearby hospital, Southern Regional Medical Center, following the accident in Riverdale but she passed away from her injuries. She had internal bleeding and she lost a lot of blood. „Everybody was crowded around the door.
A Payless store
It was tragic, „We are all in a state of shock," a member of the family said. In a statement, Payless said "our deepest sympathies go out to the family of Ifrah Siddique during this time of incredible loss." "We are devastated by this tragic event and are fully cooperating with authorities to research and understand the nature of this accident," Payless said. "Out of respect for the family, no further information will be provided at this time." The family is asking for the store to ensure shelves and mirrors are secure to prevent another tragedy. The store is located in a strip mall. Everybody was crowded around the door. Police are investigating.