Riders Rescued From Six Flags Roller Coaster In Vallejo

VALLEJO (CBS SF) — A dozen riders were stuck on top of Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s Superman Ultimate Flight roller coaster Sunday afternoon in Vallejo for about an hour after it stalled near the top, a fire captain said.

The Vallejo Fire Department responded to help rescue the riders
from the coaster that is 15 storeys tall and travels 62 mph after the incident was reported at about 2:55 p.m., Capt. Dan Sarna said.

No injuries were reported.

KCBS’ Tim Ryan Reports:

The cause of the stall is being investigated by the park, Sarna said.

The ride opened in June. It seats 12 riders.

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