Health Minister Robin Swann commends the emergency response to an incident at a Carrickfergus Fun Fair.
Northern Ireland’s Ambulance and Fire Services attended an emergency call to a report that a number of people were injured following the collapse of a ride in Carrickfergus.
Health Minister Robin Swann said: “Northern Ireland’s blue light services have responded to an incident tonight at a funfair in Carrickfergus. It was reported that a ride at the funfair collapsed and there were several casualties. A number of people, including children, were taken to hospital and thankfully none have life threatening injuries.
“My thoughts are with all who have been injured and affected by this incident. I wish everyone a speedy recovery. I want to sincerely thank the ambulance, paramedics and fire crews that responded so rapidly to what could have been something more tragic.”