Cirque De Soleil Performer Falls During Show

Acrobat in serious condition after falling from the spinning "Wheel of Death."
3:00 | 11/03/13

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-- broke overnight a scary and dangerous moment on the Las Vegas Strip. At a performance put up by circus delay and acrobat performing on what's called big -- of -- high above the stage slipping and falling with the audience looking on horrified helpless. This comes just four months after another fall in Vegas and ABC's Taina Hernandez. Is on the story -- good morning. Hey good morning -- we're told by the hospital now. That that performer is in serious condition -- LA is known for its. Death defying stunts and the wheel of death is no exception performers running even jump rope on -- spinning -- forty feet above the -- you can just imagine the audience's reaction. When he fell. Friends and fellow acrobats -- ABC news that junior Espinoza is doing well this morning after he slipped and fell from the forty foot tall wheel of death Friday night. The accident brought the performance of -- just delays as our candy show in Las Vegas to a terrifying halt. While they don't confirmed names sectors so -- -- overnight that a performer is in stable condition and expected to be released from the hospital in the next few days. In the past performers have defended the -- safety record we all have huge safety routines we go through the artist the rigors the staff. -- so many safety measures in place in 2000 eleven's -- this delay gave Good Morning America cameras -- Rainier look behind the scenes to show how. Performers take proper precautions. But this accident comes just days after Nevada regulators find -- delay. Column -- incident four months ago when experienced acrobats Aaron Leo Briard fell to her death during the show -- A first -- -- -- -- her body. Just seemed very out of control issue is scrapping you know -- -- air trying to you know trying to -- for any thing it's a tragedy FaceBook fans are happy didn't happen twice. Wishing all well ads -- -- and hoping for speedy recovery for the performer. Espinosa considered lucky to be alive after his high risk stunts on the wheel of death. Now the will of death will be returned to the show once Espinosa comes back to perform -- right now there's no word on when that'll be back to you via.

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