Ride Accident at
Spring Festival Causes Injuries
Tragedy struck today at what was supposed to be a fun-filled event at the annual Spring Festival. The Ring of Fire amusement ride, operated by Modern Midways, broke down upside down with five riders aboard. The ride came to a banging halt and returned to bottom of the ring, according to one eye witness. One person standing nearby was injured by flying debris and transported to Lehigh Regional Medical Center. Another five were bruised. All are juveniles. The incident is under investigation.