giftedviz.com
giftedviz.com November 20, 2017


Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK let go!'

26 June 2017, 06:52 | Marion Schneider

A group in the USA formed to catch the 14-year-old after she was left hanging by jut her arms and head.

As she flailed, she slipped out from her seat and was left dangling from the ride by her arms, holding on in fear as a group of men gathered beneath her. "It's OK to let go, I'll catch you, honey, '" Howard recalled to the AP. The two and some other good Samaritans carried the girl to where emergency workers later arrived to help her. The girl, from Greenwood, Delaware, reportedly suffered no serious injuries as a result of her fall. She can then be seen falling quickly, first into a tree and then into the assembled crowd.

The unidentified teenager was riding on the "Sky Ride" at Six Flags Amusement Park in Queensbury, New York just after 8 p.m. Saturday.

The terrifying moment a 14-year-old fell from a ride in NY has been captured on video.

Another person was injured as he was trying to help catch the girl.

Recalling the incident Sunday afternoon, Winchell, 21, said it still breaks her heart to watch the videos, which surfaced online Saturday evening and have since received millions of views.

"I just couldn't stand there", he said.

Rival coaches Gatland, Hansen clash over tactics in 1st test
The one consolation in defeat came through Liam Williams setting up one of the greatest tries in British and Irish Lions history. Apart from Jack Nowell's switch to fullback and a shuffle in the outside backs the Lions midweek team is largely unchanged.


Joins Toronto's Pride Parade
If you have never been to a Pride parade, they are raucous and ostentatious affairs, as people loudly and enthusiastically boogie down major city arteries.


This big Amazon Echo discount is a one-day-only affair
Moreover, the deal is valid for today only, which was started at 12 AM ET through 11:59 PM ET, on Amazon's website . Do you have any plans to take advantage of the ongoing Amazon Echo sale while it's still available?


The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office says the operator brought the ride to a stop after receiving a radio transmission from park staff on the ground that a rider was in distress.

Winchell and her father visited the girl on Sunday (25 June) and said she was in good spirits.

Authorities said a 47-year-old man was also hospitalized when he hurt his back trying to catch the girl, but has since been released.

Loren Lent, whose wife and daughter were on the ride, said it had no seatbelts, but did have a bar running across it to keep people in.

The State Department of Labor cleared it for operation, but the park is keeping it closed while they do an internal review. "The safety and security of our guests is our top priority and our thoughts and prayers are with our guest and her family".

Still, theme park ride-related accidents can be horrifying when they do occur, and more than 1,000 injuries on such rides have been logged each year between 2003 and 2015, according to the National Safety Council report.



Other News

Trending Now

Best to lead new-look Lions, controversial additions among replacements
Gatland added: "There's no doubt that there's some pressure on certain players and certain combinations have gone well". We've just got to handle that and hope the refs, the assistant referees and the TMOs pick up what's going on.

India arrests villagers for cheering Pak cricketers
Fans have been arrested on both sides for supporting the wrong team in previous years. Pakistan is also India's arch-rival on the cricket pitch.

Qatar signs $12B deal for United States fighter jets in midst of blockade
The State Department a year ago said it had authorized the sale of 72 F-15 Strike Eagle jets to Qatar . In November, the U.S. approved a possible sale of up to 72 F-15QA aircraft to Qatar for $21.1 billion.

On Korean War anniversary, South urges North to end weapons development
Relatives say they were told the 22-year-old had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour. Doctors who examined him after his return home reported extensive brain damage but could not explain what caused the injury.

Here's what happens when a jury is deadlocked
As Cosby left the courthouse Thursday night, people chanted , "Free Bill", outside the Montgomery County Courthouse. The case has already helped demolish his image as America's Dad, cultivated during his eight-year run as kindly Dr.

White House looks at ways to speed US drone, wireless technologies
The executives belong to the so-called American Technology Council that Trump formed to support efforts to modernize the government.

Takata agrees to sell majority of assets to KSS following bankruptcy
The company's stock has been suspended from trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and will be delisted in July. Takata also faces numerous lawsuits in the United States , Canada and other countries, said Reuters .

North West wants to name new puppy Baby Jesus
North West and Penelope Disick's annual joint birthday party is always a FOMO-inducing affair, and this year is no exception. Kim and Kourtney planned Saturday's get-together at the ideal time, right in the middle of their daughters' birthdays.

Anger over not guilty verdict in Minnesota police shooting
Prosecutors argued that Yanez had overreacted and that Castile , a school cafeteria worker, was not a threat. Much of the incident in which Philando Castile , 32, was shot in his auto was streamed live on social media.

Another North Korean defects to the South
So far, no athlete from North Korea has qualified for the Games, but that could change depending on a pair of figure skaters. Any trend in escapes might be linked to toughening sanctions aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear weapon ambitions.