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Peloton Treadmill Accidents Lead to Child Death, Another Injury

March 18, 2021, 7:50 PM

Peloton Interactive Inc. on Thursday issued a safety warning after learning of the death of a child due to an accident involving its Tread+ treadmill. A second recent Tread+ incident resulted in significant injury to another child.

Chief Executive Officer John Foley made the disclosure in a message to some customers and on the company’s website. “I’m reaching out to you today because I recently learned about a tragic accident involving a child and the Tread+, resulting in, unthinkably, a death,” he wrote. “While we are aware of only a small handful of incidents involving the Tread+ where children ...