Six Flags Fiesta Texas: All 20 park attendees removed safely from stuck roller coaster

No injuries have been reported, officials said

All 20 Six Flags Fiesta Texas guests, previously stuck on a roller coaster, have been safely rescued, according to a park spokesperson.

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All 20 Six Flags Fiesta Texas guests, previously stuck on a roller coaster, have been safely rescued, according to a park spokesperson.

Jeff Filicko, Six Flags Fiesta Texas marketing and communications manager, issued the following statement to KSAT about 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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The San Antonio Fire Department is rescuing 20 people stuck aboard the poltergeist roller coaster at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

According to SAFD’s public information officer Joe Arrington, there have been no injuries reported.

The attendees are currently being harnessed and walked down the ride individually by park and SAFD crews.

Arrington was not sure about the specific ride that was stalled or the cause of the breakdown, but said multiple SAFD crews were at the park assisting in the rescue.

Jeff Filicko, Six Flags Fiesta Texas marketing and communications manager, issued the following statement to KSAT about the rescue:

At approximately 11:54 a.m., the Poltergeist coaster stopped in the middle of a ride cycle. Our first priority is the safety of our guests.

Twenty guests are currently secured in an upright position with water available.

We are actively working with the San Antonio Fire Department to safely escort each guest from the ride.

There are no reports of any injuries.

We will update this story with any statement the park sends as the situation develops.

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