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SANDUSKY, Ohio (KDKA) – At least five people were injured after an air duct fell onto people below at a popular water park in Ohio.
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It happened Monday afternoon at the Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky.
Social media photos show that the air ducts fell from the ceiling of the water park into one of the pools.
According to officials, three guests and two associates were hurt in the incident. All the injuries are considered minor. The guests declined medical treatment, and the employees were treated by doctors and released.
Guests reported that the air duct fell into the wave pool near the children’s play area.
Building inspectors and other experts were called to the scene to inspect the site. The water park will remain closed until further notice.
BREAKING: From our Jon Monk: of the 5 hurt when parts of air ducts fell at @KalahariResorts, 2 were taken to the hospital and 3 declined treatment. All injuries were minor. Jon says the park to remain closed during Dept. of Ag investigation. pic.twitter.com/h5UEAwYMgB
— Tim Miller (@TimWTOL) March 12, 2018
In a statement, the public relations department that handles Kalahari events and issues says:
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“Kalahari Resorts & Conventions’ top priority is the safety and security of our guests. Earlier this afternoon…