Panel falls during installation of Waterside District’s Ferris wheel, hits 2 workers

NORFOLK, Va. – Two workers were injured during the installation of the Skystar Ferris Wheel at the Waterside District, according to Norfolk Fire-Rescue.

It happened Tuesday just before 7 p.m.

Both workers were taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Representatives from the construction company were on scene and helped Norfolk Fire-Rescue crews.

Officials say there is no danger of other falling parts.