UNIVERSAL CITY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A Universal Studios Hollywood performer was rushed to the hospital after a stunt accident was reported Monday afternoon.
According to a Universal Studios Hollywood spokesperson, it happened during an afternoon performance. Initial reports indicated a possible drowning and the Los Angeles County Fire Department said the man required CPR when they arrived.
“Our thoughts are with him as he receives care,” the spokesman said. “Details surrounding the event are being reviewed.”
A witness who spoke to Eyewitness News said it all happened during a WaterWorld performance. He said that the artist was in one of the towers and, as part of the act, he fell into the water.
The witness told ABC7 that the other workers noticed that he was not there and went into the water to get him out.
In video obtained by Eyewitness News, multiple people are seen pulling the artist into a backstage area.
The witness said that the show was suddenly canceled and the guests were escorted out.
The status of the performer is unknown.
This is a developing story. This article will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.
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