2 Fall 34 Feet To Ground In Florida Roller Coaster Derailment


BOARD WALK. SEVERAL OTHER RIDERS WERE LEFT DANGLING IN THE AIR. LAURA PODESTA HAS THE DEVELOPMENTS. Reporter: WITNESSES HEARD A LOUD BOOM WHEN A ROLLER COASTER DERAILED IN DAYTONA BEACH LAST NIGHT. TWO PEOPLE WERE EJECTED AND FELL 34 FEET TO THE GROUND. THEY WERE INJURED BUT BOTH SURVIVED. FELLOW VISITORS AT THE BOARD WALK ENTERTAINMENT PARK RAN UNDERNEATH THE DANGLING CARS TO HELP THOSE STILL TRAPPED IN THEIR SEATS. THEY ALL RAN IN AND WERE TRYING TO KEEP THE CART FROM FALLING AND THEY WERE SCREAMING DON’T MOVE. DON’T MOVE. Reporter: A TOURIST SAID HE GRABBED HEAVY DUTY STRAPS TYPICALLY USED TO HOLD DOWN CARGO FROM HIS TRUCK TO HELP KEEP THE RIDE FROM FALLING ANY FURTHER. TWO WERE DANGLING FROM THE FRONT CAR. THERE WAS AN ADDITIONAL FOUR PASSENGERS IN THE MIDDLE CAR. AND TWO MORE IN THE REAR CAR. Reporter: THOSE EIGHT RIDERS HAD TO BE RESCUED BY FIREFIGHTERS WHILE THE FRONT OF THE COASTER HUNG OFF THE TRACKS. SIX PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL WORKING

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