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Woman, child injured on Friendship Fest ride

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A 40-year-old woman and a 6-year-old child suffered minor injuries Saturday night when a ride malfunctioned at Palos Hills Friendship Fest and they fell out of the ride onto the ground.
 
Police said they were notified of the accident at about 8:30 p.m. The ride was not identified.
 
Police said the victims were transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where they were treated and released.
 
The accident took place during the annual Palos Hills Friendship Festival being held on the grounds of Moraine Valley Community College in the 10900 block of 88th Avenue in Palos Hills.

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