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5 injured on Universal Studios escalator

November 17, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Several people were injured at Universal Studios Monday when an escalator malfunction caused visitors to fall.At least five visitors to the theme park were in a long, steep escalator enclosed in a tube, when the escalator malfunctioned and moved in reverse, causing the visitors to fall.

Four people were treated on scene. Two people were transported to a hospital Monday afternoon.

The escalators will remain closed for the rest of the evening.


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