In the United States at least three people, including a child, injured after falling from Ferris wheel during festival in Port Townsend (Washington), reports TV station KIRO7.
When two women rode the attraction with the seven year old child, their cabin tipped over at a height of about nine meters and they dropped out of it. 40-year-old woman with a child was taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance, and 59-year-old woman in critical condition was taken by helicopter to the medical center “Harborview” in Seattle.
The website of KGW writes about the decline of passengers with a height of about 4.6 meters on a metal platform. Passenger cabins were located under the capsized, said basket over her and her boyfriend started shaking and in the process of turning the Cabinet hit him on the head. Later he went to the clinic for examination. Immediately after the incident, the wheel was stopped for half an hour and most of the passengers had to sit upstairs.
At 11: hear from the family in the yellow ferris wheel bucket, which was right next to the pink one that tipped over today in Port Townsend. pic.twitter.com/v9F2SEIpnY