Nine Ringling Acrobats Severely Hurt in Fall

Updated 25 weeks 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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