ibusinesslines.com
ibusinesslines.com December 17, 2017


Teenage girl rushed to hospital after plummeting from theme park ride

26 June 2017, 11:37 | Laverne Osborne

The video was posted by Facebook user Loren Lent, who thanked the people who caught the girl, as well as a man who climbed a nearby tree to move the branches that were in her way.

Many onlookers shouted in worry as it looked like she could fall to the ground.

Mr Howard and his 21-year-old daughter, Leeann Winchell, positioned themselves under the girl as the ride stopped and security came running. Her little brother was shaken but uninjured, she said.

As of now, we don't know why this girl was hanging so precariously from Sky Ride.

It gave people time to gather beneath her. After receiving a call that a rider was in distress, park staff stopped the ride, police said.

"Along the ride they should have something stationed whether its ladders or some means to perform a rescue", Lent said.

As she fell screams could be heard from the crowds gathered to watch the drama unfold.

Witnesses said she was lifted up and carried to a golf cart where emergency workers arrived to help her. Thankfully, her injuries are minor, and as of Sunday morning she is in stable condition.


A teenage girl survived a dramatic fall from a ride at a U.S. theme park after men heroically caught her.

The Warren County Sheriff's office said they inspected the ride with park personnel and found that everything was working correctly.

Saturday evening a guest fell from a chair on the sky ride.

He saw the girl - a resident of Greenwood, Delaware, who has not been identified - clinging to the ride and to a younger relative also in the auto.

Winchell, who is applying to be a nurse, said she and her father visited the girl on Sunday at the hospital and she was in good spirits.

Six Flags released a statement saying that New York State's Department of Labor has cleared the ride for operation, but that no one can use it until an internal review of the incident has occurred.

We are continuing our investigation and our thoughts and prayers are with the guest and her family.



Other News

Trending Now

Jimmy Butler 'ready to win' with Minnesota Timberwolves
In Minnesota, Butler will be reunited with coach Tom Thibodeau , who led him in his first four seasons with the Bulls. Thursday, while hanging with former Bulls teammate Dwyane Wade and others in Paris, "Bam, just like that".

Dennis Rodman makes another astoundingly outrageous claim about North Korea
Fred Warmbier, the student's father, said the same thing Thursday: " Dennis Rodman had nothing to do with Otto". It is the first official comments by the country on the state in which it returned Warmbier to his family.

End of the Ride: Travis Kalanick Is Done as Uber CEO
February 23 - Google spinoff Waymo sues Uber , claiming the ride-hailing company stole its self-driving vehicle technology. Now that Kalanick is out, it will be important to see whether Uber's culture at its root changes under new leadership.

Protesters urge 'no' vote on GOP health care bill, as details emerge
Democrats are expected to vote as a bloc against the bill, meaning it could be defeated with as few as three Republican votes. Trump was interviewed by "Fox & Friends", while Collins, Schumer and Paul appeared on ABC's "This Week".

New study of Seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs
No one who works full time should have to raise a family in poverty. "The average low-wage employee was paid $1,897 per month". They estimate the first wage increase, $9.47 to $11 in 2015, had a small impact on employment and hours.

Verstappen: Red Bull should have been third
Red Bull's Max Verstappen topped both practice sessions on Friday despite finishing the day in Azerbaijan in the barriers. Despite running this compound, Verstappen was running 3rd and Ricciardo 6th as the session approached its halfway point.

What Are Analysts Opinions On NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
Blackrock Ltd Llc has invested 0% in First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ:INBK). 435,373 are held by Aberdeen Asset Public Ltd Co Uk. The insider SEAWELL A BROOKE sold $3.58 million. $325,048 worth of stock was sold by Drell Persis on Thursday, May 18.