Nine Ringling Acrobats Severely Hurt in Fall

Updated 4 years ago Edited by Tony Rutherford from Multiple Reports
Nine circus performers in Providence, R.I. fell in an accident Sunday morning, May 4 during a show. All are in critical but have non-life threatening injuries. They fell about 40 feet while forming a hair hang routine. A metal truss from which they were hanging separated causing the plunge.
Note: The following You Tube video shows a wide angle of the accident on film. Viewer discretion observed. Following the accident, the remaining shows of the Ringling Brothers circus at the venue have been cancelled.
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