Friendship Festival accident: Woman, girl hurt after falling from ride in Palos Hills, police say

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Monday, July 11, 2022
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Police say two people fell several feet to the ground after a ride malfunctioned at Friendship Festival in southwest suburban Palos Hills.

PALOS HILLS, Ill. (WLS) -- The Friendship Festival in southwest suburban Palos Hills continued Sunday night despite an accident after a ride malfunctioned this weekend.

Police say a 40-year-old woman and a 6-year-old girl fell several feet to the ground when the incident happened. Both were taken to the hospital.

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Police say they were treated and released with minor injuries.

No other details have been released.