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CIRCUS ACCIDENT: Nine Performers Critically Injured in Fall

Posted May 5th, 2014 @ 11:00am

A circus performance Sunday in Providence, Rhode Island went terribly wrong when eight female aerial performers were injured when a rig from which they were suspended from broke free, sending them falling to the ground.

The accident occurred around noon during a Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus performance at the Dunkin' Donuts Center as the acrobats were performing a hair-hanging, human chandelier act.

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