Thorpe Park Colossus rollercoaster stopped after rider 'stuck leg out'

Evacuation of Colossus ride Image copyright Twitter: @eurodan
Image caption People riding the Colossus rollercoaster had to be led to safety

A rollercoaster ride had to be stopped mid-ride when someone put their leg outside the cart.

The Colossus at Thorpe Park, Surrey, was halted when staff saw on CCTV that someone had "ignored restrictions".

A spokeswoman said the ride was stopped and passengers were evacuated as soon as possible.

No-one was hurt and the Colossus was "back up and running" a short time later.

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