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12 people stuck on Superman ride for 2 hours at Six Flags Vallejo

July 30, 2012 |  6:10 am

About 12 people were stuck in midair for a couple hours as their ride at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo stalled at about 150 feet.

The Superman ride at the theme park stopped in an upright position about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, according to Fox40.

Less than two hours later, the ride began running again, the station reported.

None of the riders were injured or required medical attention, said Vallejo Fire Battalion Chief Ray Jackson to the Vallejo Times-Herald.

Officials are still unsure about the cause of the sudden stop.

"If [a ride] stops, it usually detects something and it stops for safety reasons," Six Flags spokeswoman Nancy Chan said to the newspaper.

The new ride opened June 30, but will be closed until a safety inspection is conducted, Chan said.

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