WildCat closed after several guests were injured
A Cedar Point roller coaster remains closed after it became
a little too wild for guests and caused minor injuries late
Riders on the WildCat on Friday experienced what is known as
a "roll back," meaning the train didn't make it up the lift
hill and rolled back down, slamming into another train.
Nine guests were treated for bruises and sprains at a First
Aid station in the park, and one was taken to Firelands
Regional Medical Center, a Cedar Point spokesman said.
"We closed the ride immediately, and it will remain closed
until the cause of the incident has been determined,"
spokesman Bryan Edwards said.
He said ride mechanics continue to investigate the cause of
the crash, but have no additional information at this time.
The WildCat, a small steel coaster with a 50-foot lift hill,
has been in operation since 1979.
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