Two teens in serious condition after fall from ride at Saint Anthony's Bazaar

Stephanie Hernandez
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 12:04am

Two teenagers were rushed to University Medical Center in serious condition, that according to emergency dispatchers, who said they fell more than 12 feet from a ride at Saint Anthony's Bazaar on Sunday night.

It happened shortly past 10 p.m. We're told one of the teens suffered serious injuries while the other had minor injuries.

Dispatchers said firefighters also requested a ladder to rescue somebody stranded on the ride.

Witnesses told us that the ride operator failed to shut the ride's door and that people were screaming for him to close it however that is unconfirmed at this time and the cause of the accident is under investigation.

El Paso Police's Crimes Again Children Unit is now handling the investigation.


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