Aerialists Fall in Ringling Bros. Circus Accident
Eight aerialists fell 25-40 feet in a tragic accident Sunday morning during the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus show. A dancer below the rigging was also injured and two other patients were admitted to the hospital. One is in critical condition. The metal frame rigging disconnected from the main truss during the incident. It is unclear what caused the accident. Roman Garcia, general manager of the Legends show commented briefly on the situation. “Everybody’s doing fine, everybody’s at the hospital, everybody’s conscious, everybody’s doing pretty well,” he said. Click here to read the full story.