A very popular Amusement Park around the Delaware area is coming under fire.
New Jersey state officials have released more details about a roller coaster incident at Six Flags Great Adventure that injured several people.
#BREAKING At least 12 people suffered injuries and were hospitalized after a roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey malfunctioned at the end of the ride, the amusement park saidhttps://t.co/C3oM9s9rtL
— NBC New York (@NBCNewYork) August 26, 2022
According to the (Department of Community Affairs) DCA, Six Flags said 14 people were treated at the scene. In the updated statement Friday afternoon, Six Flags said it was 13 people total.
Five of those evaluated at the park were taken to the hospital for further treatment.
The DCA said it instructed Six Flags to shut down the ride which was El Toro which is a “Prefabricated wooden roller coaster with the world’s steepest drop on a wooden roller coaster and voted the world’s best wooden roller coaster by the Golden Ticket Awards for 2012. Video showed crews using flashlights on the tracks of the ride.