Terrifying Video Shows Why You May Think Twice Before Getting On An Amusement Ride
Summer is the perfect time for seeking a few thrills at a
nearby amusement park. Whether your preference is roller coasters or water
slides, the rides are sure to get your adrenaline pumping.
Then again, it's only fun when no one gets hurt.
A recent video was shared on YouTube showing the terrifying moment a slingshot ride in France went horribly awry. Two passengers in a cage ball are lifted
slowly to a resting spot, where we're sure their hearts are beating out of
their chests in anticipation of what's to come.
After what seems like hours, the ball is finally
shot up into the air. Everything is going smoothly, and the couple spins around
high up in the sky...until the unthinkable happens.
As the cage barrels back down, one of the cables
snaps and sends the horrified pair flying into one of the support poles. According to
Mashable, the passengers were stuck hanging in the air for an hour before being
brought back to safety.
Luckily, no one was critically injured, but a 24-year-old
woman was hospitalized for a broken leg. The other passenger left without a
The slingshot ride has since been closed, and officials are currently investigating the cause of the incident.
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