Carnival ride collapses in California; 24 injured

ANGELS CAMP, Calif. - State investigators were trying to determine what caused a spinning carnival ride at a county fair to collapse and injure all 24 people aboard.

The carnival ride, called the Yo-Yo, collapsed shortly after 6 p.m. Friday at the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee, about 80 miles southeast of Sacramento.

news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080517/ap_on_re_us/ride_collapse

Maybe it’s time for the safety of these carnival rides to be more thoroughly investigated.

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