Rescue workers were able to safely get riders off the Hulk rollercoaster at Universal Studios in Florida, a spokesperson confirmed.
According to the Orlando Sentinel, a glitch on the ride stopped it right before 5 p.m. local time.
The riders were stuck on the Hulk for about 40 minutes. They were about 15 feet from the ground.
There were no injuries. The local fire department was called in to rescue them.
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According to Bay News 9:
A Universal spokesperson said a minor glitch was reported on the ride, which activated its safety system as a result.
Twelve people were on the rollercoaster when it stopped.
No injuries reported.
WFTV has more: “There were about a dozen riders on the car that stalled. Firefighters used a ladder truck to reach the riders.”
The car was stopped about 50 yards away from the stop, says News4Jax.com.
An ambulance was called in out of caution.