Disneyland Gentle Ballot Falls, Injuring Three, As Excessive Winds Rake Southern CA – Deadline

Three individuals have been harm by a lamppost that doubtless fell down because of a robust gust of wind at Disneyland this morning. One particular person was taken to an space hospital to be handled for critical accidents and two others have been handled on the scene and launched.

The sunshine pole fell down simply earlier than 8:30 a.m. on Primary Avenue within the Anaheim theme park, in keeping with Santa Ana police Sgt. Jon McClintock. The Orange County Register reported that the put up was situated within the flowerbed across the Disneyland flagpole proper close to the principle entrance to the park

It seems the heavy winds Monday morning introduced the pole down, McClintock mentioned.

Actually, at about the identical time this morning, a gust of wind flipped a taxiing single-engine aircraft at John Wayne Airport. The pilot averted harm.

The Cessna 172 was transferring down a runway when the wind pushed the nostril down, mentioned AnnaSophia Servin, a spokeswoman for John  Wayne Airport. The pilot bought out, and whereas testing the aircraft, a gust flipped it over simply earlier than 8:50 a.m., in keeping with Servin.

The Nationwide Climate Service issued a Excessive Wind Warning for Anaheim and far of Orange County warning of “Northeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 65 mph, regionally as much as 70 mph in wind inclined areas this night.”

One location, the oft-gusty Magic Mountain Truck Path which is a long way from the park of the identical identify, recorded gusts to 130 mph this morning earlier than the climate gauge there broke.
Metropolis Information Service contributed to this report.