International City, Los Angeles (CABC) – A Universal Studios Hollywood performer was hospitalized after reports of a possible drowning Monday afternoon.
According to a Universal Studios Hollywood spokesperson, it happened during an afternoon show. The Los Angeles Fire Department said the man required cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
The spokesperson said, “Details surrounding the event are under review. As always, safety is our top priority in our day-to-day operations.”
A witness who spoke to Eyewitness News said it all happened during the WaterWorld show. He said the performer was on one of the towers and, as part of the act, fell into the water.
The witness told ABC7 that other workers noticed he was missing and went into the water to pull him out.
In a video obtained by Eyewitness News, several people are seen dragging the performer into a backstage area.
The witness said that the performance was abruptly canceled and the guests were escorted outside.
The status of the performer is still unknown.
This is a developing story. This article will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.
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