12 children rescued after roller coaster stalls at Texas amusement park

A dozen school-aged children were rescued after their train of roller coaster cars stalled at a Texas Panhandle amusement park.

The train of cars got stuck at the top of the Mouse Trap roller coaster at Wonderland Park in Amarillo at about 11 a.m. Tuesday, according to The Associated Press.

The Amarillo Fire Department confirmed the news in a post to their Facebook page Tuesday along with photos of the incident.

“AFD assisted Wonderland Park employees on a roller coaster rescue today. 12 kids were stuck near the top until they were brought safely to the ground on a lift,” the statement read. “We are happy to report everyone is safe and there were no injuries.”

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