2nd ride accident reported at Wildwood

    CBS 3 in Philadelphia reports an incident involving a ride at Wildwood sent a 13-year-old to the hospital and injured four others.

    According to CBS 3, the incident happened shortly after 9 p.m. at Mariner’s Landing Friday night.

    Wildwood Police report the injuries happened when the mast snapped on the Sea Dragon Ride, which is a pirate ship that swings back and forth.  The mast snapped as the ride was moving.

    Friday night’s incident comes two months after an 11-year-old girl died when she fell from the Ferris wheel at the park.

    CBS 3 reports Wildwood authorities are investigating the incident.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.