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Roller coaster derails, drops 2 riders 30 feet; 6 injured

5 months 4 days 19 hours ago Thursday, June 14 2018 Jun 14, 2018 June 14, 2018 10:15 PM June 14, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: APNewsNow

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Six people have been taken to a hospital after a roller coaster in Florida derailed, leaving some riders dangling 34 feet above the ground.
 
According to the Daytona Beach Fire Department's Twitter account, two riders fell to the ground from the ride at Daytona Beach Boardwalk Thursday night. It says a total of 10 riders were rescued. It says the extent of their injuries wasn't immediately known.
 
The Daytona Beach Police tweeted that it was assisting the fire department.

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