(DALLAS) — A 2-year-old girl was hospitalized after falling to the seating level below during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performance Wednesday in Dallas’ American Airlines Center.
Officials with the facility released a statement about the accident to ABC News television affiliate WFAA.
“The child’s family was leaving their seats on the front row of the 200 level just before intermission when the child fell to the Plaza Level below,” the statement reads.
Fire rescue officers rushed to help, and the child was transported to Children’s Medical Center in unknown condition.
The circus is scheduled to continue in Dallas until Aug. 10.
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