Skiers Plummet When Maine Ski Lift Derails

A ski lift in Maine, crowded with holiday skiers, derailed at 10:30 this morning and sent at least a half dozen people, including children, plunging 25 to 30 feet to the frozen ground. "We were about six chairs up from it fell, and my mom she fell off it and she is in the hospital right now with a cracked rib," said Tabor Van Rison, who witnessed the accident. A rescue effort was launched immediately to reach the skiers who fell at the Sugarloaf ski area in Maine's Carrabassett Valley, and...Full Story
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