Jogging strollers recalled after loose wheels injure 200+

The Instep Grand Safari, left, and Schwinn Discover. (Consumer Product Safety Commission)

WASHINGTON (WHTM) – More than 200,000 jogging strollers have been recalled because the front wheel can become loose and detach.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the recall involves single and double swivel wheel jogging strollers with quick release mechanisms for removing and reattaching the front wheel.

Pacific Cycle has received 132 reports of the front wheel becoming loose or unstable, resulting in 215 injuries including head injuries, sprains, lacerations, bumps, bruises, and abrasions.

Certain models of Instep Safari, Instep Grand Safari, Instep Flight, Schwinn Turismo and Schwinn Discover strollers are affected.

The strollers were sold at small retailers nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com, Toys-R-Us.com, Walmart.com from January 2010 through June 2016 for between $130 and $350.

Pacific Cycle is offering a repair kit to secure the front wheel.

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