July 5th, 2013
12:10 PM ET

New Information on Horrific Parasailing Accident

 

 

17-year-olds Alexis Farichild and Sidney Good are still in the hospital after their terrifying parasailing accident when their tow rope snapped, smashing them into two condominiums. They have sustained brain trauma, back injuries, and for Good, a broken neck.

Today we're learning that this isn't the first time the parasailing company, Aquatic Adventures, has had an accident.

 

Personal injury lawyer Wes Pittman says that his two clients say their tow cable also came lost while parasailing with Aquatic Adventures in 2009. They luckily landed in the ocean.

Aquatic Adventures could not be reached for comment, but they released the below statement"

 

 

"While we adhere to best practices to minimize the risks associated with watersport activities, sudden weather conditions can and do occur. As a full investigation is on going, we are unable to comment further at this time," says Jeff Jones, Aquatic Adventures Mgmt. Group Inc.

 

CNN Anchor John Berman is following the story as it develops.

 

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