All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘roller coaster accident’

Roller Coaster Accident Traps 25 Mid-Air

The scene was Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, near Los Angeles. Roller coaster enthusiasts aboard the Ninja ride, a suspended coaster, had hands high in the air, screaming. Suddenly the front car struck a tree branch and was dislodged from the tracks. The entire coaster stopped, and everyone on board was stuck for hours as rescuers worked to …

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Florida Roller Coaster Leaves 12 People Stranded

On Wednesday at around 7p.m. EST, 12 people were left stranded on a roller coaster for nearly 3 harrowing hours. The incident happened on The Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit (Florida’s tallest roller coaster) at Universal Studios in Florida. The Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit has a total height of 167 feet, a length of 3,800 feet, and a top speed of …

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Water Ride Accident Second To Occur Over Weekend

The water ride accident that injured seven at Cedar Point over the weekend was the second amusement park incident to happen on Friday. The other, at Six Flags Texas, left one woman dead and several passengers hysterical. The Cedar Point accident happened when a boat on Shoot The Rapids began to slide backwards down the first incline on the ride …

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