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Children hospitalized after gust sends bounce house airborne in South Carolina

2 months 2 weeks 1 day ago April 09, 2017 Apr 9, 2017 Sunday, April 09 2017 April 09, 2017 4:37 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

TAYLORS, S.C. - South Carolina authorities say a bounce house was lifted into the air by a gust of wind, sending several children to the hospital.

Taylors Fire Battalion Chief Ricky Reed told The Greenville News that the accident happened 2 p.m. Saturday at a church carnival near Greenville.

Springwell Church issued a statement that the inflatable amusement was part of its annual Spring Carnival.

It says that five children were taken to the hospital but didn't have further information on their conditions.

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