Serious Accident at Ringling Brothers Circus Event [VIDEO]

BREAKING: Ringling brothers circus accident [VIDEO]

Nine Barnum and Bailey circus performers were injured Sunday in Providence, Rhode Island, after an apparatus used in their act failed, circus spokesman Stephen Payne said.

Eight of the performers fell when the hair-hang apparatus โ€” which holds performers by their hair โ€” failed, Paine added. One performer was injured on the ground, he said.

Warning, you may find this video disturbing.