HORROR VIDEO: 8 Aerial Performers PLUNGE TO GROUND Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey Circus

May 4, 2014

Eight Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performers in Providence, Ri., fell to the ground in an accident about noon that left onlookers stunned.

circus accident HORROR VIDEO: 8 Aerial Performers PLUNGE TO GROUND Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey Circus

Othello Smith, of Providence, and his family left the building shortly after the accident because they didn’t want their young children watching the aftermath. “One of the performers was crying,” he said. “It looked pretty bad.”

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Smith said the performers were doing an aerial act, where they were spinning on ropes or cables.

“They just dropped,” he said. “It happened so fast you didn’t really believe it happened.” source

Ringling Bros. and Barnum amp Bailey Circus performers in Providence Ri HORROR VIDEO: 8 Aerial Performers PLUNGE TO GROUND Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey Circus

There was no immediate word on the extent of their injuries. Several fire department rescue units were on the scene.

The circus performances were suspended after the accident.

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