Teenagers jumping from rooftops into pools in new fad

This teen is caught on video jumping off a rooftop into a pool.

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — With the many Fourth of July celebrations this weekend, and even just having fun this summer, many people will be spending time in-and-around swimming pools.

But there’s a troubling new fad emerging.

Kids and teenagers are jumping from rooftops and into pools. It’s obviously dangerous, and some are even jumping from hotel balconies.

And not everyone manages to hit the target, changing lives in seconds.

The young girl in one video broke both her ankles and bones in both feet.0010833982C1492EAE5A213C8A003B1A

She was in a wheelchair for six months as she recovered. It was her mother who posted a video online, hoping to keep other kids from making the same mistake

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