10 Stranded As Universal's 'Transformers Ride' Gets Stuck - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

10 Stranded As Universal's 'Transformers Ride' Gets Stuck

Posted: Updated:
Universal City, CA -

(FOX 11 / CNS) About 10 people had to be taken off Universal Studios' Transformers: The Ride today when one of the cars became stuck, but nobody was injured.

Firefighters were sent to the attraction in the 3900 block of Lankershim Boulevard at 9:10 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. According to a statement from the theme park, the ride "encountered a technical difficulty'' and "a small number of guests'' were helped off the attraction.

The ride was undergoing a routine inspection but was expected to reopen later today, according to Universal Studios.

The ride, which includes a track, motion-control technology and big video screens, opened to rave reviews in 2012, with Universal crediting it with an uptick in attendance at its Hollywood amusement park that year.

Powered by WorldNow

1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices