Cirque du Soleil show canceled in SF after industrial accident

(Courtesy Cirque du Soleil)

The Cirque du Soleil show near AT&T Park was canceled Tuesday night after an employee was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries sustained in an industrial accident before the show, police said.

Officers responded at about 6:45 p.m. to the ballpark where the Luzia show was scheduled to take place, San Francisco police spokesperson Officer Grace Gatpandan said.

The industrial accident reportedly occurred in the Luzia tent in Lot A at Mission Rock and Third Street, next to AT&T Park.

The employee was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. San Francisco police and CAL-Osha were investigating the incident.

Further details were not immediately available.

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