Six Flags Fiesta Texas says all 20 riders safely rescued from stuck rollercoaster in San Antonio

No injuries have been reported, officials said

All 20 park attendees, previously trapped on a rollercoaster, have been removed safely in San Antonio, according to Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

The San Antonio Fire Department said the call came in around noon for extrication at the theme park.

Fire and park crews were on the scene to help with rescuing the people from the ride. Attendees were harnessed and walked down the ride individually by the crews, according to KSAT.

Officials have not announced what exactly caused the ride to stall or break down.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

Here is the statement from Six Flags Fiesta Texas issued to KSAT following the rescue:

At approximately 11:54 AM, the Poltergeist coaster stopped in the middle of a ride cycle.

In cooperation with the San Antonio Fire Department, we safely escorted all twenty guests from the ride.

There are no reports of any injuries.

The safety of our guests is our highest priority, and the ride will remain closed while we complete a full inspection.


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