Watch this footage of a slingshot ride gone horribly wrong

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Cable on Slingshot Ride Snaps

Amusement parks are usually filled with fun times, waterslides, rollercoasters, and lots of sweets. But, every once in a while, we hear about a horrifying case of an amusement park ride gone wrong. Like in this video above, your day can go from terrific to tragic in a matter of seconds.

On the premier unveiling of "The Fifth Element" ride at Luna Park in the resort of Cap d'Agde, France, things went from bad to worse to flat out terrifying.

When one of the ride's elastic cables snapped and the cage that was holding the riders slammed into a support column, both riders inside were injured. The 24-year-old woman suffered a broken leg, while her boyfriend came out with just a few bruises.

So we want to know, would you ride a 'slingshot' ride after watch this video?

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