Woman is thrown from toy at amusement park in Pilar
A woman was injured after the “cage” of the ride she was riding in opened at an amusement park in Pilar, in the metropolitan region of Maceió. A recorded video shows the moment she is thrown and falls to the ground (watch above).
The accident happened on Friday night (2). The park was set up in Praça Floriano Peixoto for the festivities of the city’s patron saint. According to City Hall, the site was inspected by the Fire Department and was authorized to operate.
The images of the accident were recorded by people who were at the park and show the woman being thrown from the ride and hitting her head on an iron structure before falling to the ground.
The toy is a kind of giant cage, where each person is in an isolated cabin, closed by bars, and is rotated at high speed.
According to witnesses, the woman was unconscious after the fall. She was taken to an emergency unit by a team from the Mobile Emergency Care Service (Samu) and has already been discharged.
To g1, the City Hall said that the Municipal Civil Defense “has already taken all necessary measures to notify the person responsible for the amusement park, thus disallowing its operation”.