One person was killed and several injured in the incident at the fair in the city of Columbus, capital of Ohio in the United States. While riding on the spinning ride people were thrown from their seats, said on Thursday, July 27, BBC.
The incident occurred on Wednesday evening, July 26. Three victims are in critical condition.
While riding on the attraction «ball of Fire» or «forcing» passengers rocking from side to side and also rotates at high speed. According to doctors, the victims were thrown into the air by 7-10 meters, after which they fell to the ground at a considerable distance from the attraction.
The Governor of the state John Kasich ordered the closure of all fairground rides as long as there is no security audit of these facilities. He also said that it would conduct an investigation into the incident.