Published: Saturday, December 30, 2017 @ 8:22 PM
By: Breaking News Staff
MIAMI VALLEY — Playing outdoors in the snow is always fun, but at times can be dangerous.
"I went down a hill and I fell into a hole," Meredith Krieglstein said. Thankfully she was okay but others aren't always so lucky.
Thousands of children are injured every year in sledding accidents, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Parks and golf courses allow people to sled at their own risk and proper planning is key.
"The biggest thing is you just gotta look out below," Meredith's father, Jeffrey Krieglstein said. "Be willing to scream and yell and have a good time but make sure people are seeing you."
If you are planning to go sledding experts recommend the following:
SOURCE: Nationwide Children’s Hospital