Children among 6 injured in New Mexico carnival ride mishap

New Mexico

HAGERMAN, N.M. (AP) — The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a carnival ride accident that injured six people in the town of Hagerman, which is south of Roswell.

County Sheriff’s officials say the ride with swings malfunctioned Saturday night.

They say children were among the injured, but none of the injuries are considered life-threatening.

Authorities didn’t immediately say how many children were hurt or release their ages.

They say the injured were taken to a Roswell hospital for treatment.

The agency that oversees carnival ride accidents also joined the investigation Sunday.

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