It’s been reported by Fox News that a women has been hospitalised after falling from the El Loco Rollercoaster at Circus Circus in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The woman, who was not identified, was riding the El Loco Roller Coaster at the casino’s indoor Adventuredome amusement park on Monday when the incident occurred. The ride was has since been issued a “prohibited use” notice by the Clark County Building and Fire Prevention department.
The attraction will remain closed while authorities carry out a full investigation.
“Clark County Building and Fire Prevention was notified of an incident shortly after it happened involving a woman who fell out of the El Loco Roller Coaster Monday afternoon,” said Erik Pappa, a spokesperson for Clark County, in a statement obtained by Las Vegas Now. “County Building staff was promptly dispatched to the scene. A Prohibited Use Notice was issued and the ride remains closed for public use and may only be operated for inspection and testing as part of the investigation. Our thoughts are with the woman who was injured and her family and friends during this difficult time.”
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MGM Resorts International, which owns Circus Circus, also extended its apologies to the family of the rider.
“We are incredibly saddened that one of our Adventuredome guests was injured and our hearts go out to the guest and her family,” said Brian Ahern, the director of corporate communications for MGM Resorts International, in a statement provided to Fox News. “Safety is our top priority, and the ride in question is closed until further notice as this incident is investigated.”
We will continue to keep this article up to date as more details on the situation emerge.