Wind gust sends bounce house airborne in South Carolina

Credit Trish Lattin

Credit Trish Lattin

Video captured strong wind gusts picking up two inflatables - a slide and a bounce house - and flinging them onto a busy road in SC on Saturday. "Due to the accident this afternoon, five children were transported via ambulance to an area hospital". According to Taylors Fire and Rescue, two inflatables were lifted and a bounce house hit power lines while the children were inside. Wentel says, "It just took off like a kite into the sky". The two children in the hospital on Sunday are in stable condition.

The children were in at least one of the bounce houses at Springwell Church, witnesses said.

The lines snapped and the bounce house fell to the ground.

"Duke Energy told me that the lines had 12,460 volts running through them, which would have resulted in instant death when touched", Reed said.

We will update this article as more information becomes available.

David Pearson, a pastor at the church, posted a statement on Facebook about the incident.

"This afternoon, we held our annual Spring Carnival on our campus on Wade Hampton Boulevard in Taylors, S.C. The carnival began at 1:00 this afternoon".

'We join their families, in prayer, for their full recovery'.

YouTube TV Just Launched in Philly
French candidate condemns 'criminal act' by US in Syria