6 children injured on carnival ride on South Side

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Saturday, September 3, 2016
Dragon Wagon roller coaster
Dragon Wagon roller coaster

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Six children were injured Saturday afternoon on a ride at a carnival in the city's Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

The children hit their heads when the Dragon Wagon roller coaster abruptly stopped at about 3:30 p.m.

The children were hospitalized along with a seventh child, who was not on the ride but whose parent requested treatment.

The carnival is located in the 8800-block of South Lafayette Avenue.

The injuries were not considered serious, police said.