Woman sustains serious head injuries after fall from Ferris wheel

A 35-year-old woman sustained serious head injuries after falling from a Ferris wheel at a funfair in the town of Heřmanův Městec in East Bohemia on Sunday. She was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Hradec Králové. A nine-year-old girl was also injured in the incident, though police said it was not clear how and appealed for witnesses. Novinky.cz reported that the woman and a friend had caused their car to swing at a height of around 10 metres, leading to the woman to falling out while her daughter was left hanging from a railing until she was helped down.