Pedal Pub crashes near Mill Ruins Park, riders taken away on stretchers [PHOTOS]
|A Pedal Pub during happier times.|
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This afternoon, a Pedal Pub tipped in the area of Mill Ruins Park on the north side of downtown Minneapolis. Some riders were reportedly injured.
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The news was broken by bystanders on social media who happened to witness the crash and its aftermath.
Here's a screengrab of an Instagram photo posted by Ryan Walseth (click to enlarge):
|rwalseth on Instagram|
And this photo was tweeted by Anne Danovic (she later said the accident occurred at the intersection of 1st Street and 5th Avenue by the RiverWest condo building):
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KSTP has tweeted an aerial photo of the crash scene:provides more information about the circumstances of the crash and resulting injuries:
The pedal pub, which is a mobile bar that navigates city streets powered by the cycling moves of its riders, was going down a hill while heading east on South First Street.'CCO also tweeted out this picture:
The pub was going to fast [sic], authorities said, when it tried to make a turn to the right to go up Fifth Avenue.
The pub tipped over, spilling its riders onto the street. Authorities said 10 people received scrapes.
The pedal pub ia upright again down by Mpls riverfront outside the Crown Roller Mill building. pic.twitter.com/HHm8ERvgPq-- Rochelle Olson (@rochelleolson) August 15, 2013
The Star Tribune reports that "one person suffered serious enough injuries to be taken to the hospital."
Debris from the pedal pub roll. pic.twitter.com/lcR01VBNt4-- Rochelle Olson (@rochelleolson) August 15, 2013
(For more updates, click to page two.)