Storm damage forces Joyland to close for 2 weeks

Storm damage forces Joyland to close for 2 weeks
Joyland Amusement Park (Source: Joyland Amusement Park Facebook Page)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Joyland is closed for two weeks as they work to repair damage from Thursday night storms.

Several injuries were reported at Joyland as one boy was hit by a tree limb, one woman was hit in the leg, and one Joyland employee was taken to the hospital for observation.

The rides are being repaired and debris is being hauled away as of Friday afternoon.

Joyland made the announcement on Facebook Thursday night.

Many people reported damage from strong winds and lightning overnight, including broken branches and trees.

Over 15,000 Lubbock resident were temporarily without power during the storm.

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