2 Injured, 1 ‘Traumatically,’ at Great America Theme Park Roller Coaster in Santa Clara

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Two people were hurt after a roller coaster incident at Great America theme park in Santa Clara on June 12, 2015. (Credit: KGO via CNN)

Two people were injured, one “traumatically,” at California’s Great America amusement park in Santa Clara, local news reported.

KGO-TV Channel 7 reported that a park worker was apparently struck in the head by a person riding on the roller coaster Flight Deck, formerly known as Top Gun, where riders’ feet dangle in the air.

The ABC affiliate said witnesses told the station the worker was hurt when trying to get a dropped cellphone near the ride.

KTVU-TV Channel 2 reported that the worker, whose injuries were described as traumatic, was “alert and talking” when taken to the hospital.

Click here to read the full story on LATimes.com.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.