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Eight performers hurt in accident

Posted by wlpo on May 4, 2014

      A circus accident in Rhode Island has sent at least 11 people to the hospital, including 1 in critical condition. A platform collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt during a performance in Providence, sending 8 acrobats plummeting to the ground.

    Officials say the 8 acrobats and a dancer below were seriously hurt and a number of others suffered minor injuries.

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