It was just last month when tragedy struck at Minute Maid park when Chicago Cubs star Albert Almora Jr. fired a line drive that went into the stands and hit a 2-year-old girl in the head.
Almora Jr. was visibly shaken as the young girl was quickly taken from her seats to receive medical attention.
It turns out her injuries were worse than previously thought.
According to ABC 13, the little girl suffered a skull fracture and seizures afterwards, according to her lawyer.
“The family’s foremost concern is about the health of their child, but they also wanted me to extend their thanks to the fans and the Astros for their concern,” said Mithoff, who notified the team of his and family attorney Steve Polotko’s retention in the matter.
According to attorney’s office, the girl also had subdural bleeding, brain contusions and brain edema.
She also had a seizure and is on medication to prevent recurrences, Mithoff’s office said. She is recovering at home.”
Following that game last month, the Astros released a statement:
Since the Astros incident, a fan at an Los Angeles Dodgers game has also been struck in the head by a foul ball.
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