Texas News

News > Texas News > Zip line fall injures girl at Frisco Freedom Fest

Zip line fall injures girl at Frisco Freedom Fest

An eight-year-old girl in North Texas visiting relatives was injured in an accident at the Frisco Freedom Fest on Friday night.   City spokesman Brad Merritt said the child fell about 20 feet from a zip line attraction at the Children's Expo during the Independence Day event at Frisco Square.

Melissa Bradbury of Frisco was there with her young daughter moments the girl came loose from her safety harness.

“All of a sudden I heard a commotion behind me and I turned around and people were just rushing to the zip line,” she said. "Paramedics were rushing in, the police department, the fire department was running around in a mad scramble to get to her.”   http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/collin/Girl-injured-in-fall-from-zip-line-at-frisco-freedom-fest-265900511.html   

Texas News

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 4-year-old boy who was fatally shot in the head...
A wayward manatee is receiving medical care in San Antonio after about a dozen people hauled the 1,000-pound...
A Harris County grand jury has indicted a county investigator accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars...
San Antonio police have charged a couple who they say prostituted an underage girl who ran away from home. Officer...
A man whose records show he's been schizophrenic for decades is one week away from execution. The Texas Court of...