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Two People Hospitalized After Six Flags Ride Malfunctions

Two People Hospitalized After Six Flags Ride Malfunctions

Two people were sent to the hospital with injuries over the weekend after a ride malfunctioned at a Six Flags theme park in New Jersey.

The accident happened at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township, N.J. The theme park is the biggest amusement park in the New York tri-state area.

Click inside to find out what happened…

The incident occured on the Saw Mill Log Flume ride on Sunday night (June 13) at around 6:30pm, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

A Six Flags spokesperson told the outlet that the ride “tipped up on an angle” and two people were sent to the hospital for further treatment. One person had leg pain and the other had arm pain.

Log flume ride

Editor’s note: This is a stock photo of a log flume ride and is not from the Six Flags theme park mentioned in the story

The Six Flags website says that the Saw Mill Log Flume is the “world’s first ever log flume ride” and it has now been shut down for inspection.

“The safety of our guests and employees is our highest priority,” the spokesperson said after the accident. No other details about the incident have been released.

In other theme park news, Disneyland recently opened a brand new attraction that is getting fans so excited.

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