New York State Fair – 2 Children Injured – Roller Coaster

YouTube Video – Comet II Touring Roller Coaster

UPDATE: Number of Children Injured Reduced to 1

August 28, 2015 – 1315 EST

New York State Fair2 Children Injured in Roller Coaster Crash

WYSR TV reported in the last hour that there are injuries to 2 children today at the New York State Fair. The injuries occurred on the large roller coaster ride. While the extent of injuries to the two children is not yet known, both were taken to a local hospital, according to New York State police.

The extent of injuries is thought to be minor but a WYSR television news team is still on the scene and waiting for updates from the hospital.  Reportedly, the accident occurred when one of the two active and rolling cars stopped while the second car did not.

 

CometII Roller Coaster Just Installed

The first rides on the New York State Fair Comet Roller Coaster just took place yesterday, August 27, 2015. The Comet is the largest touring Roller Coaster in the United States.  In the YouTube video above, the Comet II roller coaster can be seen in action, at the Tulsa State Fair in 2010.

 

Source:

http://www.localsyr.com/story/d/story/2-children-injured-in-state-fair-roller-coaster-cr/34261/4CcqaR3H-kSSfmKlLAgrDg

http://www.localsyr.com/story/d/story/update-1-person-injured-in-state-fair-roller-coast/34261/4CcqaR3H-kSSfmKlLAgrDg

http://www.syracuse.com/statefair/index.ssf/2015/08/comet_2_replaces_rc-48_roller_coaster_on_nys_fair_midway.html#incart_river


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