Ferris wheel at Paderu area, Andhra Pradesh
Ferris wheel at Paderu area, Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: 17-yr-old girl dies as ferris wheel cabin crashes

ANI | Updated: May 14, 2019 13:29 IST

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], May 14 (ANI): A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Paderu agency area in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, when a cabin fell off a Ferris wheel.
Paderu area was celebrating a tribal festival to honour the presiding tribal goddess Modakondamma, when at 12:30 am one of the cabins of Ferris wheel came crashing down on the ground as a result of malfunctioning of screws.
This mishap led to the death of Busala Bhavani and injured two other girls, who accompanied the deceased.
Paderu Sub-Inspector Ramarao told ANI, "The deceased has been identified as Busala Bhavani, daughter of Rajababu. A case has been registered under section 304(2) of IPC and an investigation is underway." (ANI)