(From Irish Independent)
CRASH helmets should be mandatory for the increasingly popular sport ofjet-skiing, doctors said yesterday.
In a study for the 'Irish Medical Journal', doctors from the Departments of neurosurgeryand plastic surgery in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital said a teenager recently died fromsevere injuries, when he was involved in a collision with another craft and leftunconscious.
He died three days later after neurosurgeons said his condition was too poor to warranttransfer to a neurosurgical unit. In a second case, a 25-year-old jet skier was involved in a collision with a low bridge, sustaining a severe head injury. He was found …