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Darien Lake ride problem leaves multiple people injured

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Posted at 10:36 AM, Oct 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-01 10:36:49-04

A customer at Darien Lake Amusement Park caught video of a problem that occurred on the Silver Bullet ride.

 

 

The park reported there were multiple people injured due to the issue. 

General Manager Chris Thorpe released a statement regarding the matter: 

"At approximately 5:12 this evening, in the process of bringing the Silver Bullet to a stop, some guests received injuries, resulting in minor first aid response from the Darien Lake Medical Team. The Silver Bullet, and all of our rides, receive standard daily inspections each morning. After injuries were reported, our safety crews conducted an assessment and confirmed that the ride is operating safely within standard guidelines. Darien Lake will reopen tomorrow at 11 am and the Silver Bullet will be operational."