Two Performers Injured in Accident at Shrine Circus Show

02/06/2012 // WPB, FL, USA // Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Saginaw, MIM — An accident during the final Shrine Circus show in Saginaw injured two performers Sunday, February 5, 2012, when a motocross bike fell 25 feet and at the Wendler Arena, reported WNEM.com.

According to officials, driver Josh Headford was trying to cross the arena in the air when he hit a low guide wire, causing Headford and the motocross bike to fall 25 feet to the floor. On his way down, a clown was also struck.

Responding emergency crews rushed the performers to a local hospital for treatment of injuries. Headford reportedly sustained a broken leg, wrist, elbow and shoulder.

Shriner Al Basner, who was on the floor at the time of the incident, was hit in the face by a loose cable.

The two victims are expected to be OK.

Someone reportedly failed to lower or remove the cable before the stunt.

Investigations into the accident are underway.

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