Children and Father Seriously Injured In Chairlift Detachment at Camelback Mountain

Children and Father Seriously Injured In Chairlift Detachment at Camelback Mountain

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Children and Father Seriously Injured In Chairlift Detachment at Camelback Mountain

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There are reports a chair detached and fell from its cable at Camelback Resort in Pennsylvania on Sunday. Liftblog states that “A local dispatch log notes a call came in at 3:39 pm for a 40-year-old male with back and hip injury, a 12-year-old male with an arm injury and a 9-year-old female with an abdominal injury.”

*UPDATED 2:08PM ET.*

More information on this story has become available since our original post.

A local news outlet near Camelback Mountain is reporting that the incident occurred on the Sullivan Express lift.

^Pin marks the Sullivan Express at Camelback Mountain Resort

Reports claim that the lift came to a sudden stop that bounced the chairs significantly. That’s when the chair fell from the cable.

Specifics on the injuries sustained by the victims have not been released.

Camelback ski accident scene 1.jpg

^Photo: Douglas Mackie via 69 News

We will update this post as more information becomes available.

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