LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Six Flags Hurricane Harbor injury has been reported in Valencia, CA. A passenger fell off the Six Flags Hurricane Harbor ride at the amusement park in Valencia, California today September 30, 2012, local news is reporting. The condition of the victim remains unknown.
Just days ago, Los Angeles residents learned news of riders left stranded three hundred feet in the air at Knotts Berry Farm. While no passengers were injured, officials confirmed this month that the Knotts Berry Farm Wind Seeker halted during a 4 pm launch. Twenty persons were on the ride at the time. They were left perched, three hundred feet in the air, for several hours, Jennifer Blazey, spokeswoman for the park, told news at tie the time.
“Safety is Knott’s number one priority and we are committed to the protection of all our guests. Each of our rides is inspected, check-listed and properly maintained daily. Knott’s will continue to consistently monitor and inspect the rides and operation thereof,” Knott’s told news at the time. “The attraction will remain closed while Knott’s Berry further investigates the cause of the incident.”
Today, someone purportedly fell during a launch of the Hurricane Harbor ride at Six Flags in Valencia. ABC7 reported the news shortly after 5 pm PST tonight.
ABC7 reported that “officials say [the] accident has happened at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Valencia”. They added “circumstances and victim’s condition unknown”. Moments ago they also reported “LA County fire officials say someone was transported to a local hospital after falling at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor…. Spokeswoman says man cut line, went head first instead feet first, fell off slide half way down.”