WATCH: Bystanders stop shaking Michigan Carnival ride from tipping over

In a horrifying incident at the Cherry Festival in Traverse City, Michigan, by standers rushed over to stop a carnival ride that appeared to be on the verge of tipping over.

Several people used their collective weight to balance the giant machine that was violently shaking.

According to the HuffPost, Joe Even of Arnold Amusements, the company that was operating the ride, told the news outlet that “obviously there was a malfunction” but that the company is in the process of investigating what caused it. He noted that the company that makes it is in Ohio.

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