Witnesses recount harrowing scene after ride malfunctions at Norwalk Oyster Festival

Police say 18 people were injured Sunday at

Police say 18 people were injured Sunday at the festival. (September 9, 2013 5:56 PM)

Witnesses to a ride accident at the Norwalk Oyster Festival say the images of injured children are viscerally haunting.

Police say 18 people were injured when the "Zumur" swing ride malfunctioned on Sunday, sending 13 people to the hospital. Festival visitors say it was disturbing to see kids on the ground getting medical treatment.

"I heard a loud booming sound and then...

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