NEW YORK (AP) - An actor on the set of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has been injured during a performance.
A spokesman for the show says the actor suffered an injury during the Thursday night performance, which was immediately halted. The actor, who was taken to Bellevue Hospital with a serious leg injury, was not identified.
Fire officials say they responded to the Foxwoods Theatre on West 42nd Street shortly after 9 p.m. to treat a man whose leg got caught in equipment backstage.
The show's spokesman, Rick Miramontez, says more information will be made available Friday.
It was just the latest in a series of accidents that have left several actors in the stunt-heavy $75 million show hurt or hospitalized.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.