ATLANTA (AP) — A woman says her 2-year-old son jumped onto a conveyor belt at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta and then fell through a luggage chute into a baggage room.
Edith Vega tells WSB-TV that she set her son Lorenzo down so she could print her boarding pass on Monday. She says she looked up moments later to see him being ferried away on the conveyor belt behind a Spirit Airlines ticket counter. The airline says the closed counter wasn’t staffed.
An Atlanta police report says a TSA worker alerted authorities after finding Lorenzo in the bag room with a broken right hand. Spirit Airlines says it’s working with TSA and airport officials to ensure proper protocol was followed.
A toddler was "hurt pretty bad" after he climbed onto a baggage conveyor belt at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson airport and rode it all the way to the TSA bag room, authorities said https://t.co/UHmDRqi1zt pic.twitter.com/SsVuju740X— CNN (@CNN) July 25, 2019
2-year-old toddler injured after climbing onto baggage conveyor belt at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. @LinseyDavis has more. https://t.co/HnitbxPuof pic.twitter.com/MGxlUFp3u4— Good Morning America (@GMA) July 25, 2019