2 people fall 34 feet after roller coaster derails in Florida

Posted at 1:10 PM, Jun 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-15 15:10:09-04

Two riders fell 34 feet to the ground when a roller coaster derailed in Florida, according to the Daytona Beach Fire Department on Twitter.

Ten riders were rescued Thursday night at the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and six of them were transported to a local hospital with unknown extent of injuries, according to the fire department.

The condition of the two individuals who fell to the ground was unclear.

The Daytona Beach Fire Department posted images and videos on its Twitter account showing the scene at the dangling roller coaster car.

One of the videos showed the stranded riders being rescued using a ladder.