Less than 24 hours after three children were injured on a ride at the same carnival, a woman was hurt in an accident at the Head of Falls Park in Waterville, Maine, necn affiliate WCSH reports.
Emergency crews were called to the fair around 3:45 p.m. Saturday. According to a Maine State Fire Marshal, the woman was attempting to get off the ride before it had come to a complete stop.
The woman was loaded onto a backboard and taken by ambulance to MaineGeneral's Thayer Center for Health in Waterville.
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The ride is now shut down pending an investigation by the State Fire Marshal's office. The rides are operated by a group called Smokey's Greater Shows.
The children's injuries were mostly superficial, fire officials told the Kennebec Journal. One was treated at Inland Hospital.