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Three Hurt in Knott’s Berry Farm Stagecoach Accident

BUENA PARK, Calif. (KTLA) — Three people were taken to the hospital after a wheel detached from a stagecoach ride at Knott’s Berry Farm Sunday afternoon.

The stagecoach fell to its side and sent 14 passengers tumbling.

Three passengers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.  They are expected to fully recover.

Knott’s has closed the stagecoach ride until further notice.

The theme park issued the following statement:

“At approximately 1:25 pm on December 30 the left rear wheel detached from one of Knott’s Berry Farm’s stagecoaches with 14 passengers on board, causing the coach to tip to its side.

“Three guests were transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.  The ride will be closed until further notice.  Guest safety is Knott’s number one priority.”