Girl's leg broken during cheese-rolling festival in Whistler, B.C.: lawsuit

VANCOUVER - A cheese-rolling competition in Whistler, B.C., went from fun to frightening when a runaway wheel of cheddar crashed into a three-year-old girl and broke her leg, a lawsuit alleges.

The notice of civil claim says Juli Nonaka was watching the Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival on Blackcomb Mountain in August when the five-kilogram wheel came flying down the hill and stretched a safety net, colliding with her.

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