Joker's Jinx re-opened after incident that stranded 24 riders

Posted at 3:49 PM, Apr 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-18 18:02:17-04

Six Flags America cited a wheel issue as the cause of last Thursday's roller coaster rescue that left 24 riders stranded. 

Park officials said after a detailed inspection, certified ride technicians and corporate engineers found an issue with one of the train wheels. 

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Since the incident, the issue has been resolved and the State of Maryland inspectors cleared the ride for service.

Joker's Jinx is now reopened and the Six Flags America park is opened daily for spring break through April 23.