Is there any theme park horror story scarier than the one where someone falls out of a high-flying ride?
That’s exactly what happened at Six Flags Great Escape in Lake George, NY on Saturday — though the incident thankfully had a happy ending. As an unidentified teenage parkgoer dangled 25 feet above the ground, a crowd gathered below to catch her — which they did — once she fell.
A tense video captured and shared on Facebook by Loren Lent, who witnessed the fall, shows us what happened.
In his Facebook post, Mr. Lent thanks the Good Samaritan attendees who acted quickly to save the day. He also expresses his surprise that Six Flags seemingly has no rapid response plan for dealing with situations like this. Read more…