Drones are all fun and games until a toddler loses an eye

One year-old UK boy Oscar Webb has lost an eye after he was hit by a remote-controlled quad-rotor helicopter.

According to BBC Watchdog, the drone clipped a tree before hitting the infant.

The drone’s operator was a family friend named Simon Evans, who said the drone was up for about 60 seconds before he brought it down to land – clipping the tree on the way down.

“The next thing I know I’ve just heard my friend shriek and say, ‘Oh God no’ and I turned around and just saw blood and his baby on the floor crying,” said Evans.

Oscar’s surgeon said the youngster will “lead a normal life” growing up, and is expecting a “good cosmetic outcome” once he heals.

Oscar Webb - the drone that hit him
The offending drone, via BBC Watchdog

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