Ferris wheel accident send 3 people to Seattle hospital

- An accident involving a carnival ride at a Washington festival sent three people to a Seattle hospital Thursday evening.

It happened at the Rhododendron Festival at Memorial Field in Port Townsend, Washington. According to KOMO, 3 people were knocked out of the ride when a witness said the cart they were in flipped upside down. Officials said they landed on the ride's metal flooring about 20-30 feet below.

Officials identified the victims as a woman in her 70s, a woman in her 40s, and a 6-year-old boy

All three were flown by helicopter to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

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