A gaggle of youngsters bought a distinct type of thrill trip once they needed to be plucked from a stalled roller coaster at a New Mexico amusement park Saturday evening.
The eight teenagers have been caught atop “El Bandido” for 2 hours on the Western Playland Amusement Park when two automobiles on the speedy coaster floor to a halt, the El Paso Times stated.
Firefighters from the West Valley Fire Department have been dispatched to the scene round 8:30 p.m. and finally managed to make use of a ladder truck to rescue the stranded teenagers.
“I knew everybody that was up there so we saved one another firm,” Angel Cuevas, one of many youngsters, informed WGFL-TV.
“Some of us bought hungry and others had to make use of the restroom,” Cuevas stated. “Waiting that lengthy was fairly wild for us, however we have been all grateful that we bought down safely.”
The Sunland Park Fire Department helped out with the rescue, and nobody was injured.
Officials haven’t decided what brought about the coaster to return to malfunction.