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Four Injured After Decorative Helicopter Falls into Pool at American Dreamworks Waterpark

East Rutherford

By: Richard L. Smith 

According to State Police Sergeant Curry, at approximately 3:06 p.m. this afternoon, troopers responded to the DreamWorks Waterpark for the report of patrons injured by a decorative prop that had fallen from the ceiling.

Sergeant Curry said that based on preliminary information, the police learned that a decorative helicopter structure suspended from the ceiling became detached and fell into a pool below. 


As a result, four patrons sustained non-life threatening injuries. 

Sergeant Curry said three victims were treated for minor injuries and departed the waterpark. 

The fourth was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Police say the waterpark was immediately evacuated of all guests. 

The investigation is active andongoing.