2 adults, 1 child hospitalized after falling from Ferris wheel near Seattle

2 adults, 1 child hospitalized after falling from Ferris wheel near Seattle

A malfunction apparently caused the cart they were riding in to flip, causing them to fall 15 to 18 feet onto the ride's metal platform. According to KOMO, 3 people were knocked out of the ride when a witness said the cart they were in flipped upside down.

The Ferris wheel was shut down while the rest of the Rhododendron Carnival at Memorial Field in downtown Port Townsend continued Thursday evening.

At least three people, including one child, fell from the Ferris wheel with a height of about 9 meters (30 feet) at the festival in Port Townsend in the us state of Washington Thursday night.

The other two patients suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Jefferson Healthcare Hospital in Port Townsend to be evaluated.

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He said they were waiting for investigators to arrive to begin inspecting the ride.

The state Department of Labor and Industries is to expected to arrive Friday morning, May 19, to investigate the accident, Beezley said. Electrical inspections are also required each time a ride is set up. The Oregon-based company runs carnivals through the Northwest. At this time we are letting the Port Townsend Police Department, East Jefferson Fire and Rescue and Funtastic Traveling Shows (which the carnival is owned and operated by) conduct their investigations, ' their statement read.

Talking to one Rhody organizer who had been attending Rhody Festivals for 40 years, Beezley said, "She couldn't remember another incident like this".

'This was a tragic event and our thoughts and prayers are with all involved.

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