Skyhawk, a ride at Cedar Point, has been closed while the park investigates an incident which occurred Saturday, July 26th
"Safety is our top priority at Cedar Point," said Bryan Edwards, a spokesman for the amusement park. "Skyhawk will remain closed until our investigation is complete and the ride can safely reopen."
A man was treated on site and a girl was treated at a local hospital after a cable disconnected from the ride and struck the two passengers.
Here is the initial statement from Cedap Point regarding the incident:
"At approximately 10 p.m., a cable on one of the Skyhawk swing ride's carriages disconnected. The ride's crew immediately shut down the ride and notified the park's emergency personnel. The cable came in contact with two guests. One was treated and released at the scene. As a precaution, the other was transported to a local hospital for evaluation."
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