TikToker films harrowing experience after getting stuck at the top of a roller coaster

A woman visiting the Blackpool Pleasure Beach amusement park is going viral after chronicling her harrowing experience while stuck atop a roller coaster.

In a series of videos, TikTok user CJ Byrne shared what happened when her car stalled at the very top of the “Big One,” a 213-foot coaster at the Blackpool, England-based theme park.

According to Byrne’s clips, she and her fellow riders became trapped just before a giant drop.


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According to the English news site Lancashire Live, the incident occurred on April 25. It’s unclear how long the riders were stuck, but thanks to Byrne’s videos, it is clear how they got off.

In another viral video, the TikToker showed she and her fellow riders walking down a steep staircase next to the coaster track.


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Byrne’s videos drew millions of views on TikTok, as commenters weighed in to share their reactions. Most were terrified, calling the experience “anxiety-inducing” and “so scary.”

“How are y’all not panicking?” one user asked.

“Hell no man this is literally my biggest fear,” another wrote.

“How is no one crying? I’d be fully in tears,” another asked.

“That’s more scary than the ride,” another added.

Others had a slightly more jovial outlook.

“Not gonna lie that’d be fun,” one user wrote.

“How are you looking at your phone?” another asked. “I got dizzy just from watching this.”

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