US: Major accident at North Carolina ski resort, many people were injured in a sudden hydrant explosion, all were on the ‘chair lift’

The resort said in a statement that as soon as we came to know about the problem. Our operations and security team took immediate action to control the situation and helped the rest of the people to get off the lift.

Several injured in pipe burst at North Carolina ski resort. (Photo: Twitter)

At the North Carolina ski resort in the US, several people were injured when a damaged pipe burst, suddenly rapidly flowing upwards from it. All these injured people were riding in a chair lift at the time of the accident. The management of ‘Beach Mountain Resort’ said that a man on Friday was hit by high speed water coming out of the air hydrant (air pipe) and flew very high in the air.

In a video that is going viral on social media, people on the ‘chair lift’ are seen suddenly coming in the grip of water coming out of the hydrant burst. The resort said in a statement that the two people were taken to a local hospital by Avery County Emergency Services medical staff. There is no danger to his life. The statement said, ‘As soon as we came to know about the problem. Our operations and security team took immediate action to control the situation and helped the rest of the people to get off the lift.

People jumped up to a height of 25 feet

Two women told ‘WSOC-TV’ that they jumped from the ‘sky lift’ to a height of about 25 feet as soon as they came in the grip of strong water. He has suffered many injuries. Emma Lopinto said she was at a ski resort to celebrate her 19th birthday on Friday, when she and a friend were submerged in the water on the chair lift upstairs. “We immediately grabbed each other and bowed our heads,” said Lopinto. All I could remember was that the metal bar was flying up and then I was flying up. I don’t remember anything else. I just remember that I had opened my eyes on the ground.

‘Injuries all over the body’

He further said, ‘I have injury marks from head to toe. Some are major injuries, some are minor injuries. I have marks all over my body. Lopinto said that his friend also suffered a lot of injuries. At the same time, WSOC-TV reported that Lopinto was among the two people who were taken to the hospital by ambulance. The third woman was taken to the hospital by her relatives. Ivy-Alice Ivy told WSOC that she and her boyfriend could see what was happening. He then decided to jump in along with several others. Ivey said, ‘Everyone was in shock. You will never jump from 25 feet, if you think that you will not be able to do it.’

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