Bigger, faster and more extreme are what count when it comes to roller coasters. So what’s an amusement park to do with aging coasters when those record-breaking crowd-pleasers from years ago are being overshadowed by today’s scream machines?
Six Flags Over Texas has reached a settlement with the family of Rosy Esparza. The 54-year-old grandmother was thrown from the Texas Giant roller coaster and killed on July 19, 2013.
The German manufacturer of a roller coaster from which a woman fell to her death is blaming Six Flags for the incident.
Last summer, Rosa Esparza fell to her death while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster. Now, amusement park company Six Flags is suing the maker of that thrill ride.
Shocking new witness accounts reveal what people saw moments before Rosy Esparza fell to her death from the Texas Giant at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.
Six Flags Entertainment Corp.’s net income tumbled 52 percent in the third quarter amid the death of a roller coaster rider in July.
It was designed to provide a scare for fun, not scare someone to death. The Texas Giant roller coaster reopened at Six Flags in Arlington nearly two months after a woman was flung from it to her death.
The family of the woman who fell to her death while riding a roller coaster has filed a lawsuit against Six Flags Over Texas.
The I-Team has learned there were questions about amusement ride safety, and how to monitor the industry, long before a woman died while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster on July 19.
Once Six Flags completes its investigation into what caused a woman to fall to her death, the amusement park may not share it with the public.
Six Flags Entertainment Corp. is using “both internal and external experts” to investigate the roller coaster accident that killed a woman at its North Texas amusement park, the company’s president said Monday.
How a woman was thrown from the 14 story Texas Giant roller coaster and died remains a mystery and the answers to how it happened may never be revealed.