Performer injured after falling during UniverSoul Circus in Mount Vernon

Posted at 9:28 PM, May 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-20 21:28:31-04

A performer was injured after falling during the “Wheel of Death” act Saturday at the UniverSoul Circus at Hutchinson Field in Mount Vernon, the Mount Vernon Fire Department confirmed.

The performer, whose name has not been released, is in stable condition an area hospital, according to Maria Donovan, city spokesperson.

First responders were on scene and responded in seconds.