Roof running is a risk that's not worth taking.
Read below an account from a victim and the parent of the victim.
" I went to retrieve my football from the back of a shop roof not thinking of the danger. I was just walking along as it was a flat roof and then all of a sudden I went crashing through onto a concrete floor. I hit my back first and then bashed my head.
I was very lucky, but if I couldn't walk because of that fall I would have hated it. That would have been my life restricted for some time or forever. Next time if that happens, I'll leave the football on the roof."
I'm so thankful that it wasn't a more serious outcome. I knew someone else who fell through a roof and wasn't so lucky. He had brain damage and had to learn to walk and talk again, it was a long road to recovery and he almost lost his life.
Tom has promised he will be staying away from rooftops in the future."