Two Children Fall from Ski Lift in Norway

Written by Henrik Rothen

Jan.23 - 2024 11:17 AM CET

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Two Children Fall from Ski Lift in Norway.

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A concerning incident occurred at the Hemsedal Ski Center in Norway on Tuesday morning, where two children fell from a chairlift.

This incident was reported by Hallingdølen, a local news outlet.

The South-East Police in Norway announced their response to the incident at 10:28 AM, following reports that two minors had been injured in a ski lift accident. As of now, the extent of the injuries and the circumstances of the incident remain unclear.

The police have stated that they currently lack detailed information about the nature and severity of the injuries.

The incident has been reported to the police, the Railway Authority, and the Accident Investigation Board. Consequently, the ski lift has been shut down due to the incident, confirmed Andreas Smith-Erichsen, the CEO of Skistar, to Hallingdølen.

Trond Egil Grot, the operational leader, informed VG, a Norwegian newspaper, that they received notification of the incident at 10:00 AM(Local time). As of 10:32 AM, police had not yet arrived at the scene, and no further details were available at that time.

The situation is being closely monitored, and investigations are underway to ascertain the full details of the incident.

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