September 8th, 2013
04:24 PM ET

13 children injured after ride loses power at Connecticut festival

An accident on a children's swing ride at a festival in Norwalk, Connecticut, on Sunday injured 13 children, some seriously, according to police.

The ride "apparently lost power causing the children on the ride to forcefully fall to the ground," Norwalk police said on the department's Facebook page.

Most of the injuries were minor, police said, but "several" were seriously injured, "including two which appeared to be the most serious."

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  1. banasy©

    I don't trust carnival rides. Too much can go wrong with the constant dismantling.

    September 8, 2013 at 5:28 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Don't trust carnival rides. See a shrink you si-co.

    September 8, 2013 at 8:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy¬©

      Do you mean "psycho", JR? You're familiar with that, being one yourself. You're nothing if not mind-numbingly predictable. What a bore.

      September 8, 2013 at 8:33 pm | Report abuse |
  3. chrissy

    Not me @ 8:13

    September 9, 2013 at 4:57 am | Report abuse |
  4. saywhat

    Yes@banasy
    incidents have been happening. And to think that its mostly children who flock to these rides.
    Perhaps making these rides more & more thrilling is overriding safety.

    September 9, 2013 at 12:51 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy¬©

      Even the ones that remain in place year round have safety issues. Regular inspection is a must.

      September 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm | Report abuse |
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    September 11, 2013 at 2:27 pm | Report abuse |