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Three hurt when wheel falls off Knott's stagecoach ride

December 31, 2012 |  9:04 am

Three people were hospitalized when a stagecoach ride carrying 14 visitors lost a wheel and flipped at  Knott's Berry Farm.

The stagecoach fell to its side and sent 14 passengers tumbling Sunday afternoon. The three passengers taken to the hospital suffered minor injuries, a Knott's spokesman said.

Knott’s closed the stagecoach ride until further notice.

“Three guests were transported to a local hospital for minor injuries," Knott's officials said in a statement. "The ride will be closed until further notice. Guest safety is Knott’s number one priority.”


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