Multiple people injured in NY Darien Lake ride mishap

Multiple people were injured during a ride mishap at Darien Lake Amusement Park Saturday, according to the business.

Darien, N.Y. - Multiple people were injured during a ride mishap at Darien Lake Amusement Park Saturday, according to the business.

Someone at the park tweeted a video at 13WHAM's Buffalo affiliate WKBW, showing the Silver Bullet ride in action, and referencing the incident.

General manager Chris Thorpe released this statement today:

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.




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