Ski patrol rescued a skier who slipped off a chairlift and was left dangling by her jacket at a ski resort in Canandaigua, New York.— ABC News (@ABC) January 5, 2021
The resort said they have tarps on hand for these situations and that they plan on an internal investigation. https://t.co/I3z5k0CysO pic.twitter.com/3S4QAETp28
Ski lift accidents are rare. According to the National Ski Areas Association, a person is five times more likely to die in an elevator and eight times more likely to die in a car than on a chairlift.Still, rare does not mean never.