Los Angeles Roller Coaster Derails After Hitting Branch
Four people had to receive medical care after a roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain derailed after hitting a branch on the track. The incident left some 22 people 20 feet off the ground.
The Los Angeles Fire Department were called just before 6 p.m. PT, according to KLTA. Initial reports said as many as 30 people may be stranded, which was later reduced to 22.
Many riders appeared to be stranded at an angle where the track passes under trees.
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