11-Year-Old Girl Scalped When Her Hair Got Caught In A Carnival Ride — Read All About Her Fight For Life
*** WARNING: The following post is extremely graphic ***
An 11-year-old girl is currently recovering after an accident on a carnival ride over the weekend left her completely scalped.
Elizabeth "LuLu" Gilreath was taking part in Omaha, Nebraska's Cinco de Mayo festival on Saturday when her hair began to get tangled up in the mechanics of the ride she was on.
While her friend and other visitors tried to get the operator's attention, we're hearing LuLu was actually in distress for anywhere from five to ten minutes before the attraction finally came to a stop!
Unfortunately, that's when spectators noticed the pre-teen was laying bloody at the bottom of the ride — but luckily they were quick enough to fashion a make-shift tourniquet out of clothes for the young girl.
LuLu's mother Virginia Cooksey gave an update on her daughter's tragic injuries in a Facebook post Sunday, saying: