Skip to comments.Six Flags (Magic Mountain LA) rollercoaster derails in terrifying crash:
Posted on 07/08/2014 6:25:31 AM PDT by C19fan
Four people were injured tonight and around 21 others were left hanging 30ft in the air when a roller coaster at Six Flags in Los Angeles derailed. Los Angeles County Fire Department first responders were called to Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita just before 6 p.m. after ride operators said the attraction that hits 55 mph had smashed into a tree. Rescue crews discovered the terrified passengers clinging to the amusement park ride, according to KTLA. They were using heavy equipment to extract the thrillseekers.
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Kennywood here in Pittsburgh brings the maintenance staff in early every day. They run empty cars and then send a maintenance guy down the tracks every morning, looking for problems hours before paying customers get there.
That negligence is going to cost’em too
Watch how fast Congressholes and local elected orifice holders rush to pass legislation to fix this crisis.
A tree branch fell on to the tracks. There may or may not have been negligence regarding the status of the adjacent tree, but I’m pretty sure every amusement park follows the procedure you described.
Sounds like the true thrill seekers got their money's worth.
Kennywood is only a quarter the Size of Six Flags L.A.
Still though, they could do their maintenance at night after the park closed (like they used to do in the 80’s).
What a silly a$$ comment .....You beloved Kennywood has had its share of incidents and or accidents. Magic Mountain runs all its rides empty an are checked daily