Multiple people have been injured in an accident at Circus Sarasota.
According to reports, at least five people fell from a high-wire at a performance tent near the University Town Center in Sarasota.
The accident happened around 12:43 p.m.
The extent of injuries is unknown at this time.
'Synergy' featuring Nik Wallenda is set up and scheduled to start on Friday under the Big Top at Nathan Benderson Park.
Our sister station, ABC Action News, is on the way to the scene and will have updates.
Five injured, one trauma alert at Circus Sarasota
— SarasotaCountyGov (@SRQCountyGov) February 8, 2017
There may be delays near our UTC tranfer station due to an accident at Circus Sarasota. We hope everyone is okay! pic.twitter.com/P9eiegiEqE
— SRQ County Transit (@SCGOVSCAT) February 8, 2017