RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A log ride at the Castle Park amusement park located just off of 91 in Riverside flipped over on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at 1637 hours PDT, sending some of its riders directly into the water below. A report was stated that at least three people were trapped under the log ride and were unable to extricate themselves.
The cause of the equipment malfunction was not immediately known and is under investigation.
Firefighters from the Riverside Fire Department along with personnel from the park responded to the ride area. Fire personnel worked to extricate all people from the water and the ride.
There were a total originally reported five patients but it was reduced down to two. The patient included one adult and four adults. The number of patients dropped did not include the gender or ages of the injured.
Five AMR units were dispatched to the park along with one supervisor.
The Incident Command was named “Castle Park IC”.
Most units have cleared and returned back in service at the time of this post.
(c) 2019 NW Fire Blog – Ppst 5/25/2019 @ 1740 PDT