Woman injured in amusement park ride

A woman was critically injured and her husband and child were also hurt when a water log ride at Castle Park malfunctioned and flipped over, officials said.
1:30 | 05/27/19

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Thank you. We turn to that amusement park accident in California. A woman in critical condition after a popular log ride flipped over, throwing her and two others into the water. An investigation is now under way. ABC's will Carr has the very latest. Good morning, will. Reporter: Cecilia, that family was out enjoying their memorial day weekend like so many families across the united States when something went terribly wrong leaving one woman severely injured. A day of fun in California's castle park turned into a nightmare for one family. There was a patron that flew out of the log ride. Reporter: This ride carrying a couple and their son flipped over on Saturday after firefighters said the ride malfunction. The log ride flipped over with three subjects inside of it. I basically seen the guy who was tipped over because the ride, I guess, came down too fast. Reporter: The young boy and his father escaped with minor injuries but the mother was thrown into the water and trapped under the log for several minutes. This video captured the chaos in the aftermath as park employees and bystanders worked to free the woman. One person was transported to the hospital. We don't know the cause of the incident. Reporter: The woman suffered critical injuries after witnesses say she was ejected from the ride which remains closed this morning, pending an investigation by state officials. While that investigation continues, the log ride is closed but the park remains open, Tom. Will Carr, thank you. Now to that incredible

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