Girl Hospitalized After Fall During Ringling Bros. Show

The 2-year-old's condition is not known.

July 31, 2014, 7:11 AM
PHOTO: The American Airlines Center in Dallas, May 30, 2008.
The American Airlines Center in Dallas, May 30, 2008.
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— -- 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.

The accident happened at the American Airlines Center. Officials with the facility released a statement about the accident to ABC 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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