Disney California Adventure Roller Coast Breaks Down, Stranding Passengers

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The California Screamin' roller coaster at Disney California Adventure Park is seen in a file photo.

There was plenty of screams – for help, not joy – at Disney California Adventure on Friday afternoon when four trains on the California Screamin’ ride became stuck, some on the ride’s peak.

“Currently stuck at the top of California Screamin,” one passenger tweeted.

Former Seattle Mariners pitcher Jamie Moyer was among the passengers. He posted a photo of himself and said, “Not sure what is more difficult, pitching in a Major League game or this.”

The ride “experienced a minor mechanical issue,” about 2 p.m., so four trains holding about 100 passengers on the ride stopped, said park spokeswoman Suzie Brown.

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