CHICAGO (AP) – State officials are investigating incidents where carnival rides injured people in separate Chicago suburbs.
The rides have been taken out of service.READ MORE: Police Raid Three Locations Of Parlor Pizza Restaurant
The Illinois Department of Labor became involved after a young boy suffered an injury at a church festival in Midlothian on Thursday and after a woman fell off a ride at a carnival in Plainfield.
Both suffered non-life threatening injuries.
In Midlothian, two coasters that didn’t have any passengers aboard them collided. Falling debris injured the boy, who was hospitalized. In Plainfield, a woman fell off a coaster when it came off the track.READ MORE: Chicago Hauntings: The Mysteries Of The Couch Mausoleum In Lincoln Park And Who, If Anyone, Is Entombed There
State officials say both rides had previously received permits to operate for the year and were last inspected in May.
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