State revokes permit for Port Townsend amusement ride after accident sent 3 to hospital
SEATTLE – The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries revoked the permit for an amusement ride that malfunctioned and injured several people. State officials took action after a Ferris wheel in Port Townsend that injured several people during the Rhododendron Festival. An attorney representing another family who was on the same ride told Q13 News a total of five people were injured when one of the carts flipped. Port Townsend police said three were taken to hospitals after the accident.