Dreamworld rollercoaster stuck for 15 minutes
THRILLSEEKERS at Dreamworld have been left hanging - literally - for 15 minutes after the BuzzSaw rollercoaster came to a sudden halt this afternoon.
Six people were on board at the time, with Dreamworld staff keeping in contact with them through the ride's speaker system, according to a spokeswoman.
"The BuzzSaw controlled stop sensors were activated today at approximately 1.40pm bringing the ride to an immediate stop," she said.
"All of our rides are fitted with computer-operated controlled stop sensors and are an essential component of this ride's safety features. They occur for a variety of reasons, from safety sensor alignment to guest behaviour or weather.
"They are an essential built-in part of ride safety systems. As per standard operating procedures for controlled stops, the ride will be inspected by engineers and retested, before it reopens."