UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — A power outage caused 11 people to become stuck on a ride at Universal Studios Hollywood on Thursday.
The parkgoers were stranded on the theme park’s Transformers ride at about 3:45 p.m. PDT, KABC-TV reported. The outage also impacted the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride within the Wizarding World Of Harry Potter section of the park, according to KNBC-TV.
No injuries were reported and crews were able to remove all patrons off the rides safely, according to KABC.
UPDATE: The power outage impacted the Transformers and Harry Potter rides, officials said. Several people are being rescued from the Transformers ride now. Here are the latest details ➡️ https://t.co/NQwBXEd7Y2— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) April 8, 2022
“As a result of a power interruption from So Cal Edison, we experienced a brief power dip which resulted in exiting guests from some attractions,” a spokesperson for Universal Studios Hollywood said in a statement. “Power has been fully restored and we’re working to get a few remaining attractions back online. The theme park remains open.”
The scene was clear by 5 p.m. PDT, according to KNBC.
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