1 injured after roller coaster malfunction at suburban carnival

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PLAINFIELD, Ill. — One woman was injured after a malfunction on a small roller coaster ride at a Chicago suburban carnival.

The accident happened at a Plainfield Fest during a private event for individuals with special needs around 6 p.m. Thursday.

The Iron Dragon Carnival ride had a broken track causing the rear car off the track, police said.

Officials said a woman fell from the ride. Plainfield Fire Department transported the woman for minor injuries.

The ride has been removed from operation.

Illinois State Labor officials are investigating the incident.


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