MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A tram along the St. Croix River malfunctioned Wednesday afternoon, ejecting a 9-year-old girl and her 21-year-old brother.
The siblings free fell 15 feet and were seriously injured.READ MORE: Colin Powell Dies Of COVID Complications At 84 (CBS News)
The private property tram is used to take people from atop the bluff near Houlton, Wisconsin, down to the river.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Warm Start To Week Before Cooldown Comes
Rescuers used boats to reach the man and girl, and they were taken first to Wolf Marina in Stillwater and then to Regions Hospital.MORE NEWS: Power Outage Causes Delays For Delta Passengers At MSP Airport
The siblings were both conscious at the time of the rescue.