Zip line reopens after accident at Mall of America

Published 9:51 am Monday, August 18, 2014

BLOOMINGTON — A new zip line attraction has reopened at the Mall of America after an employee was injured while working on it.

A mall statement says the employee was injured by a piece of equipment on the east platform of the Barnacle Blast in the Nickelodeon Universe indoor amusement park around 11:15 a.m. Saturday.

Mall security and Bloomington police helped the employee off the equipment into an ambulance. He was treated and released.

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The ride was closed for about an hour while officials inspected it and determined it was safe and functional.