A 5-year-old boy was injured when he fell out of a fairground attraction in the Limburg village of Helden on Saturday evening. The boy was hospitalized with a concussion, but was released again on Sunday to continue his recovery at home, the mayor of municipality Peel en Maas, which covers Helden, said to RTL Niuews.
A fatal accident with a carnival attraction in Ohio, United States last month, was caused by "excessive corrosion", or rust, manufacturer KMG said in a statement on Sunday. One person was killed and seven were injured when a gondola on the ride - called Fireball in Ohio, but produced under the name Afterburner at KMG - broke loose while the ride was running.
Dutch company KMG called on all operators of its Afterburner fairground attraction to turn off the ride after a fatal accident with one at the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday. The company asked operators to keep the attraction shut down as a precaution while they investigate exactly what happened in the United States, AD reports.
An 18-year-old man was killed and seven others were injured, three critically, in an accident with a carnival attraction at the Ohio State Fair in the United States on Wednesday. The attraction in question - called the Fireball in the U.S. - was made by Dutch company KMG, AD reports.
A 3-year-old boy was critically injured when he somehow got stuck under a cart on a fairground attraction at the Tilburg fair on Saturday. He is now in a stable condition and out of danger, alderman Erik de Ridder of the municipality of Tilburg said, Brabants Dagblad reports.
It took rescue workers almost an hour to free the boy. He was rushed to a hospital, where he was treated.
A 6-year-old boy was seriously injured in an accident with an attraction at a carnival in Reuver on Monday. According to the police, the boy's arm somehow got stuck between moving parts of the attraction.
Two 12-year-old girls and a 14-year-old boy were injured by a carnival attraction in Coevorden on Friday evening. Safety brackets on the ride came loose and all three children fell out of the boxes
About 500 kilograms of cocaine was found hidden in the arms of a carnival attraction in Rotterdam last week, the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday.
Seven people were stuck hanging upside down about 25 meters in the air when a carnival attraction, a Booster, broke down in Didam on Tuesday. Firefighters were able to free them after about 20 minutes.