Horrified bystanders reaction saves the day. One person grabbed the fencing, stepping up on the platform, and used his body weight to hold it down. Others join and together seem to successfully hold fast the base of the machine.
Posted on Twitter by Philip Lewis: “Bystanders at the Cherry Festival in Traverse City, Michigan rushed over to stop a carnival ride from tipping over.”
The ride has since been dismantled and taken back to the Ohio factory where it was made, according to reports, to determine what caused the malfunction.