The Green Lantern rollercoaster at the Movie World theme park became stuck for approximately half an hour due to a computer fault.
A spokesperson for the theme park confirmed the cause of the fault in a statement shared with Nine News.
“The ride’s safety systems were engaged following a computer fault,” the spokesperson said.
“These safety systems are designed to bring the ride to a safe stop in a dedicated evacuation zone.”
Those trapped on the ride were successfully evacuated with no injuries reported to have been suffered.
“The safety and wellbeing of all of our guests is our top priority,” the spokesperson said.
“We anticipate the ride will reopen later today.”
Mamamia reported earlier today…
Just weeks after the Dreamworld tragedy that shook the nation, a ride at Movie World on the Gold Coast is reportedly stuck.
The popular Green Lantern rollercoaster stopped shortly after 1pm, when a carriage became stuck at the top of the ride. It is currently unknown how many people are affected.
— 7News Yahoo7 (@Y7News) November 20, 2016