August 17, 2017

Crowd catches teen falling from park ride; no serious injury

26 June 2017, 06:53 | Doyle Barker

Incredible footage of the moment shows the girl slipping between her seat and a safety bar on the ride, forcing her to place her neck in an uncomfortable position just to stay aboard.

The Boiling Springs Fire Department is holding a auto seat safety check Saturday for parents who want to make sure their children have the sa... Thanks to the guys who banded together to catch her and the guy who climbed the tree to move the branches out of the way. She lets go, strikes a tree limb on the way down, and is caught by people in the crowd. She was lifted up and carried to a golf cart where emergency workers arrived to help her, witnesses said. She is a resident of DE, according to various news reports.

The terrifying moment a 14-year-old fell from a ride in NY has been captured on video.

"No one wants to put himself underneath a body like that, but I couldn't stand by and watch".

"We heard some screaming, and I went to see what it was, and she was already hanging", Lent said.

"It's fantastic you know I mean as I keep saying too God put us in the right place at the right time, you know we were able to do something good and we saved a child's life", Winchell said. Winchell said she caught the girl's head and they all tumbled to the ground.

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Among the girls rescuers were Matthew Howard Sr. and his daughter, Leeann Winchell, according to, and "A 47-year-old Schenectady man", according to News10.

Howard is just happy he and his daughter were among those on the ground below.

"Every situation is unique and requires the appropriate time and tools for the evacuation", Wood said in a statement.

It's entirely unclear how the incident occurred, as local authorities reportedly inspected the ride with park employees and found it in full working order. As the safety of our guests and team members is our top priority, and out of an abundance of caution, the ride will remain closed while we conduct a thorough internal review.

The "Sky Ride" was stopped at the park about 55 miles north of Albany when the accident happened, according to CBS News. The state Department of Labor cleared the ride to re-open Sunday, but the park opted to keep it closed.

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