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24 riders rescued from roller coaster at Six Flags in Maryland
24 riders rescued from roller coaster at Six Flags in Maryland

Two dozen people who got stuck near the top of a roller coaster at a Six Flags theme park in Maryland have all safely reached the ground, officials said Sunday after a rescue operation that lasted about five hours. "All 24 patrons on the ground being evaluated by EMS," Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc Bashoor said on Twitter.  The Joker’s Jinx coaster stalled, and riders were helped off with support from the county Fire/EMS Department, Six Flags America said in a tweet. A video stream on ABC News showed rescuers using ladder trucks to reach the 24 riders, many of whom were holding umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun. “We’re...

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