1 injured in hard landing on final day of Balloon Fiesta

Posted at: 10/13/2013 9:45 AM
Updated at: 10/13/2013 10:59 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com


Photo: Source: MGN

RIO RANCHO -- A hot air balloon hard landing sent one person to the hospital on the final day of Balloon Fiesta.

According to Rio Rancho police, the balloon landed in a field near Northern and Quantum around 9 a.m. A person inside the balloon reportedly suffered a leg injury.

Paramedics transported the victim to Presbyterian Hospital in Rio Rancho, where their condition is unknown.

Authorities will release more information as it becomes available.