Riders fall 34-feet to the ground from dangling roller coaster car in Florida

Firefighters working to rescue riders
Posted at 9:34 PM, Jun 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-15 07:04:17-04

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Two riders fell 34-feet to the ground from a dangling roller coaster car after a derailment in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Thursday.

The Daytona Beach Fire Department responded to the scene of the Daytona Beach Boardwalk before 9 p.m. Three roller coaster cars derailed.








10 riders total had to be extricated from the roller coaster. Six of which are being transported to the hospital, the extent of their injuries is unknown. Two of the patients fell to the ground from 34-feet, officials say. Those two were transported to the hospital as trauma alerts. 

No fatalities have been reported.

No additional information has been released at this time.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.