December 4, 2023

Native Information

Seven Cedars Farm canceled the rest of its haunted hayride season in gentle of Saturday’s incident.

A 14-year-old lady was severely injured Saturday after she was reportedly struck by a haunted hayride trailer at a farm in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

The lady had been working as a scare actor for the attraction at Seven Cedars Farm when she received caught beneath the trailer and have become caught in its rear wheels round 8 p.m., native information station WJAR reported. There have been about 20 to 30 folks on the journey on the time, in keeping with the information outlet.

“It was lucky the operator of the tractor when he realized there was an issue happening behind him stopped it instantly,” Smithfield Hearth Deputy Chief Steven Quattrini advised WJAR. “He was assisted by different occupants that had been on that trailer and bodily needed to raise it … off of her to tug her out.”

Quattrini didn’t return’s request for remark Monday. 

The Windfall Journal reported that the lady was rushed to Hasbro Kids’s Hospital in Windfall with a leg damage and obvious inner accidents. 

Seven Cedars Farm canceled the rest of its haunted hayride season in gentle of the incident, the farm mentioned in a Fb publish Sunday. 

“We’re completely devastated by this incident and we wish to ship our ideas and prayers to the actor and her household concerned,” the farm mentioned. “We’re fully heartbroken over this and we hope she has a speedy restoration!”

Seven Cedars Farm thanked the primary responders and farm employees who cared for the younger lady on the scene, additionally apologizing to guests who had been on the journey on the time and witnessed the incident. 

“It’s unlucky that our season needed to finish like this,” the farm mentioned. “For individuals who had been right here final night time, we wish to thanks in your endurance and understanding as we tended to the incident. We apologize that we needed to cease the hayride however we felt prefer it was the suitable factor to do and there was no means we [could’ve] carried on after that.”