Circus Circus’ Adventuredome closes El Loco Roller Coaster after person falls from it

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LAS VEGAS – NOVEMBER 09: Vehicles travel in front of the Circus Circus hotel-casino November 9, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Circus Circus has closed one of its rides one day after a person had an accident on it. According to authorities, a person fell from the El Loco Roller Coaster Monday.

“We are incredibly saddened that one of our Adventuredome guests was injured and our hearts go out to the guest and her family. Safety is our top priority, and the ride in question is closed until further notice as this incident is investigated.”

El Loco is a steel roller coaster in the Adventuredome amusement park at Circus Circus.

The following statement was sent about the accident: 

“We are incredibly saddened that one of our Adventuredome guests was injured and our hearts go out to the guest and her family. Safety is our top priority, and the ride in question is closed until further notice as this incident is investigated.”

“Clark County Building and Fire Prevention was notified of an incident shortly after it happened involving a woman who fell out of the El Loco Roller Coaster Monday afternoon,” said County spokesman Erik Pappa.  “County Building staff was promptly dispatched to the scene. A Prohibited Use Notice was issued and the ride remains closed for public use and may only be operated for inspection and testing as part of the investigation. Our thoughts are with the woman who was injured and her family and friends during this difficult time.”

No other details were released.

Below is video of the ride.

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