A thrill ride has been dismantled and an investigation started after the machine appeared to tip and pitch with riders aboard at a popular festival in northern Michigan
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A thrill ride at a popular festival in northern Michigan was dismantled and an investigation started after the machine appeared to tip and pitch with riders aboard.
Bystanders recorded the incident with cellphones Thursday night during the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. No serious injuries were reported.
The Magic Carpet Ride “came off the blocking,” said Joe Evans of Traverse City-based Arnold Amusements. It was being sent back to the Ohio company that manufactured it.
“Obviously there was a malfunction,” Evans said. “We don’t know as of yet what it was.”
Joy Ogemaw told WPBN-TV that she looked up at the ride after hearing a loud bang.
“It was like…
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