Due to an amusement ride malfunctioned on opening day of the Ohio State Fair, at least seven persons have killed along one has dead at the one of the largest fairs of state in Columbus and this accident known as ‘Tragedy of the year’.
At least one dead as well as there are seven people who are injured due to a tragedy accident at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus, three of the injured people are in critical situation in the hospital, the accident took place on Wednesday due to malfunction of ride on Opening day of the Ohio State fair.
The Ohio State Fair is known as one of the largest state fairs in the United States, The event is held in Columbus, Ohio in the end days of July, this contributes 68.5 million dollars to the state’s economy as estimation report showed by the Saperstein & Associates in 2011.
It was started in 1895 and the Ohio State Fair has celebrated Ohio’s products, its people and their accomplishments for more than 160 years.
Due to a ride malfunctioned Wednesday night at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus on the opening day of Ohio State Fair in the morning, one person has dead on the place and about seven injured which have taken to hospital for treatment.
According to news, the incident occurred at 7:19 p.m. local time at the Ohio Expo Center grounds on the Fire Ball ride, the dead man fell down from 50 feet due to malfunctioned of fire ride; according to Battalion Chief Steve Martin of the Columbus Fire Division.
A video that is made on the incident, showed that due to malfunction a carriage of passengers flying into the air, due to which out of seven three injured people are in critical situation in the hospital and victims ranged in age from 13 to 41.