2 Boys Seriously Injured After Inflatable Bounce House Lifted into Air

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SOUTH GLENS FALLS, New York (WRIC) – Three children were injured after an inflatable bounce house was swept away by a gust of wind Monday and lifted it 50 feet into the air.

According to WNYT, two boys and a girl were inside the inflatable toy when a gust of wind lifted it off the ground. Witnesses who saw the incident say the children fell out when the structure was about 15 feet in the air.

The girl suffered minor scrapes and bruises while the two boys were seriously injured. Parents say one boy landed on a parked car and the other landed on asphalt.

Glens Falls police are not releasing the victims’ names or conditions.

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