Toddler, 2, hit by train at Land of Make Believe in Hope, NJ


HOPE – A 2-year-old toddler is hospitalized in critical condition after being hit by a train at a family water and amusement park.

State Police Sgt. Philip Curry said the hit happened at the Land of Make Believe around 1.05pm on Saturday. The small child was hit by a train inside the amusement park.

According to Curry, the toddler was seriously injured. The victim was airlifted to a nearby hospital and was in critical condition.

sergeant. Curry told New Jersey 101.5 noon Sunday that there was no update on the child’s condition or any new information. The incident is still under investigation.

The Land of Make Believe train is a “family favorite,” according to its website. Passengers are taken through the park for a tour of its attractions.

Rick Rickman is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at [email protected]

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