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5 people injured in ride mishap at NC State Fair

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials at the North Carolina State Fair were trying to determine Friday what caused an accident on a carnival ride that left five injured, two of them critically.

The accident happened after the "Vortex," a ride known for its wild twirls and flips, started up again as riders were getting off late Thursday evening, officials said. The injured riders range in age from 14 to 39.

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