Oakville boy will make a full recovery after garage door mishap

Police say a 9-year old Oakville boy will be okay after he got tangled in a garage door at his home on Monday evening

Halton Regional Police say the young Oakville boy who was left fighting for life on Monday when he got tangled in a garage door will make a full recovery.

The 9-year old's parents told investigators on Tuesday that their son is off life support.

The boy, whose name is Jack, had been taken to Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children in critical condition after the incident.

Police calling it "an unfortunate accident'' and say their investigation has revealed nothing suspicious.

According to Sgt. Chantal Corner, Jack's hoodie got caught by the garage door handle as he ducked under the door to retrieve his bike.

The garage door opener did not stop and the boy was left dangling for an unknown amount of time until passersby got him down and performed CPR.

Authorities say Jack's parents were home at the time but they were not outside with him.

Corner says it is not clear how long he will need to stay at the hospital.

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  1. GregH_5652 posted on 04/30/2014 11:41 AM
    Good on ya! Great news on a dreary Wednesday!
  2. john posted on 04/30/2014 12:03 PM
    yea good to hear it god bless him .
  3. GeorgF posted on 05/04/2014 01:20 PM
    They have to use a safety garage door opener and perform maintenance in time.
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