(BOWLING GREEN, Ky.) — Eight people were injured on Saturday night when a children’s ride at Beech Bend Amusement Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky fell on its side.
“We have seen eight patients that have come through the emergency department at The Medical Center,” said Sandy Faria, a spokesperson for The Medical Center, Bowling Green. “Those patients are still there. They have not been treated or released, and at this time none are in critical condition.”
According to Stephen Harmon, of the Warren County Sheriff’s office, EMS, fire and emergency management personnel responded to the incident. The ride involved was a swing ride, and Harmon said it tipped over. He also confirmed that children were involved in the accident, but did not say how many of the injured were children and how many were adults.
Beech Bend Amusement Park, according to Harmon, contains camping grounds, a raceway, the amusement park and a water park. Those features, he notes, make it popular with residents of the area.
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