12-year-old girl seriously injured after falling from carnival ride in Lac-Mégantic

A 12-year-old Quebec girl has been injured after slipping and falling from an amusement park ride at a festival in Lac-Mégantic on Saturday.

Provincial police say the fall appears to have been an accident

The ride, which featured so-called 'flying chairs,' was shut down after the incident. (Radio-Canada)

A 12-year-old Quebec girl has been injured after slipping and falling from an amusement park ride at a festival in Lac-Mégantic on Saturday.

The girl was taken to hospital with serious head wounds but officials said Saturday night that they don't fear for her life.

The ride, which featured so-called "flying chairs," was shut down after the incident.

Provincial police say the fall appears to have been an accident.