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Professional Acrobat Employed by Finnís Beach Club in Bali Suffers Horrifying On-stage Accident

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An American acrobat employed at Finn’s Beach Club in North Kuta, Bali is awaiting emergency medical evaluation from Bali after suffering a serious neck fracture. reports that 26-year-old woman, Sam Panda, fell from a height of four-meters and landed on her head in an accident that occurred on the afternoon of Thursday, October 26, 2017.

A video capturing the incident has gone viral on social media.

The fall reportedly caused a fracture to the C5 vertebrae in the woman’s spinal column and also required 8 stitches to close a head wound.

She was immediately hospitalized at the Siloam Sunset Hospital in Bali while friends mounted an online fund-raising campaign to medically evacuate Panda to a regional medical center in Singapore or Taiwan for medical procedures intended to prevent permanent paralysis.

The fund-raising program has gathered US$40,000.

Finn’s Beach Club management has declined to comment on the incident despite strong criticism on social media for not having insurance coverage in place that would provide evacuation and international medical treatment for the performer.

WARNING: Some may find the following video upsetting.

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