Accidents highlight carnival safety

Posted at 9:52 PM, May 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-10 08:02:45-04

Two recent, high-profile accidents are once again bringing carnival safety to the forefront.

On Saturday, an 11 year-old girl was critically injured in Nebraska, after her hair got stuck in a carnival ride.  Family members say the little girl was literally scalped, and could be permanently disfigured.

Late last month in El Paso, Texas, a teenage girl was killed after being thrown from a ride.

With carnival season quickly approaching here in western new york, the organization, Safer Parks is offering these top ten tips for parents. Click below to expand.