Girl hit by seagull on New Jersey ride |

Girl hit by seagull on New Jersey ride

WNYT Staff
Updated: July 22, 2021 04:08 PM
Created: July 22, 2021 03:26 PM

WILDWOOD, N.J. - Can you imagine getting ready to blast off on a ride, and then you're suddenly smacked in the face by a seagull?

That's what happened to a teen at an amusement park on the Jersey Shore earlier this month.

Kiley Holman and her friend Georgia Reed were ready for a thrill on the Sling Shot, a reverse bungee ride, but they got a little more thrill than they bargained for.

Just as the coaster launched 75 feet into the air, a speeding seagull smacked Kiley in the face.

She was able to quickly fling the seagull off into the air and all was well. Neither Kiley nor the bird were injured.

The entire incident was caught on camera and has since gone viral.

By the way, the besties just happened to be celebrating Georgia's birthday.

Needless to say, it was an adventure neither girl will forget!

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