Here they are checking on Millennium Force riders. It uses a low speed, high torque hydraulic motor to turn drum very slowly. Crews were able to restore power within about two hours. Power was restored, the rides started up - and we're guessing that the screams of guests enjoying the coasters started up as well! A spokesman for Cedar Point in Sandusky says the park lost power Monday afternoon when a car hit a utility pole. Power has been restored and rides are opening as soon as possible.
When Cedar Point's newest roller coaster, Steel Vengeance, made it debut, two of the trains on the ride collided into each other, and the ride was shut down. I've seen 'it run before and smoke is not normal. The power outage did force the park to close early, the first time the park has ever been forced to close early due to a power outage. A spokesman for Cedar Point in Sandusky says the park lost power Monday afternoon when a car hit a utility pole, the reports. The outage, which occurred at about 1:45 p. Lmfao thanks for nothing— manda amandashelby121 However, this incident is not the first snafu Cedar Point has experienced since reopening its gates May 5.
Park employees were helping people off of the rides. More information about this incident can be found. All rides shut down due to power failure. I just love that stuff. Ohio Edison is currently addressing this and will restore power as quickly as possible. Other rides are down as well.
Stuck on rougarou at cedar point today. Power to the park was restored shortly after 1 p. Eventually got us over the top. A generator capable of that output or more is very expensive. So many will need to be made whole today.
More than 9,000 residents in Erie County were without power. The outage occurred around 1:45 p. Updates about Cedar Point can be found on their official Twitter account, Power outage updates can be. Tickets are being revalidaded for any day until Labor Day. The power went out after the driver of a car hit a power pole, a park spokesperson told the. And it made for an unusual ending to some park guests' exit from the Rougarou coaster. Cedar Point released a tweet about 40 minutes after the incident.
Caused by a car hitting a power pole. Photos shared on social media by people at the park along Lake Erie show riders stuck on a train going up the 300-foot-tall Millennium Force roller coaster. Not sure if that was the cause or further down. Ohio Edison is currently addressing this and will restore power as quickly as possible. Walking down was a little nerve wrecking because those stairs are 100 feet above the ground and i am afraid of heights.
Cedar Point officials said power has been restored to the park. All rides shut down due to power failure. The hydraulic system, from what I heard, is attached to the lift system. Hydraulics were choosen to be a power interface. Other rides are down as well. I was riding my bike home from a friends house and all of the traffic lights were out but I thought nothing of it so then when I got home my power was out as well so I called family who lived across Windsor and surrounding area and everyone elses power was out.
Eventually got us over the top. All of the rides that were affected safely came to a stop and all guests were escorted off. Even with the mention from Cleveland Cavaliers Forward LeBron James, Cedar Point in Sandusky still faced problems on Memorial Day. I was in line for Raptor when it happened, and it was almost eerie hearing the park go silent and seeing everything just stop. Cedar point update : power went out park wide.