Child falls from ski lift at Spring Mountain Adventures

SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (WPVI) -- Authorities say a 5-year-old boy was injured in a fall from a ski lift at Spring Mountain Adventures in Schwenksville, Montgomery County.

It happened around 7:00 p.m. Saturday.

Officials say a 5-year-old boy fell about 30 feet from the ski chair lift.

The child was flown to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with serious injuries.

Spring Mountain Adventures owner Rick Buckman says the accident occurred on a beginner chair lift and the boy was alone in the seat at the time.

He also said the restraint bar was up and there was no malfunction with the lift.

The incident is under investigation.
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