This is the moment a woman falls from a funfair ride after her safety restraint flew open in mid-air and she is hit by the same attraction as she lies on the platform below.
The incident took place on a ride called ‘The Pendulum’ in the colony Finca Bonita in the city of Ciudad Juarez in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua and was shared on YouTube where it has been viewed 150,000 times.
Video Credit: CEN/De Todo Un Poco Dia A Dia
In the footage, the woman is seen dangling from the top of the ride before it descends and knocks her off the platform.
The young woman, whose name has not been revealed, was left hanging from the ride after a security failure, according to local media.
She then fell to the floor and was swept off the platform by the pendulum ride.
The victim was helped by bystanders and got to her feet after the incident while workers stopped the ride.
According to reports, the local authorities closed the entire fairground as organisers did not have the correct permissions and security measures in place.
Civil Protection general director Efren Matamoros confirmed that inspectors checked the fairground’s rides and closed the area after discovering the correct permits were not in place.
There have been no further updates on the woman’s condition.
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Story By: Ana Lacasa, Sub-Editor: Michael Leidig, Agency: Central European News
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