7 Kids Hurt on Faulty Roller Coaster

Roller Coaster

Authorities say a children’s roller coaster derailed at a carnival, leaving seven children with minor amusement park injuries.

Firefighters say the ride ran off its tracks around 9:30 p.m. Saturday at a neighborhood carnival. Police say the roller coaster stood no more than three to four feet off the ground.

The seven children have been taken to a hospital. Police describe their injuries as bumps and scratches.

It’s not immediately clear how many children were on the ride or who was running the carnival.

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