5 people hurt, 1 critically injured after ride malfunctions at amusement park!

Five people were hurt, one of them critically, when a log ride at the Castle Park amusement park in Riverside malfunctioned on Saturday afternoon. The accident took place shortly...

Five people were hurt, one of them critically, when a log ride at the Castle Park amusement park in Riverside malfunctioned on Saturday afternoon.

The Castle Park amusement park, 3500 Polk Street in Riverside, as pictured in a Google Street View image in March of 2019.

The accident took place shortly after 4 p.m. at the park at 3500 Polk Street in Riverside.

One patient was taken to a hospital in critical condition, Riverside City Fire Department Battalion Chief Bruce Vanderhorst said.

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One person suffered injuries described as moderate, while three other people were treated for minor injuries, he said.

Officials could not immediately confirm a witness account indicating one of the log-shaped cars carrying passengers had overturned, tossing out at least one person.

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Check back for updates on this developing story.

Source: ktla.com

Photo Credit: NBC News

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