Boy injured on Boardwalk ride

August 4, 2008 7:22:29 PM PDT
A five-year-old boy was injured Monday afternoon while riding on the Cyclone ride at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

Witnesses said a door to the ride eith broke off or opened and hit the child on the leg.

The child was examined by paramedics and he was taken to a hospital for additional observation. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The Cyclone, a ride that spins around in circles, has been shut down.