17 May '11, 1am

Hiccup at new Universal Studios ride

Hiccup at new Universal Studios ride

Madagascar: A Crate Adventure takes guests through 12 scenes based on the popular movie franchise. It had to be closed for about 20 minutes yesterday morning after a man alighting from it exited in the wrong direction. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN LESS than 30 minutes after a new ride debuted at Universal Studios Singapore yesterday morning, it experienced a hiccup. The family-friendly water ride, Madagascar: A Crate Adventure, had to be closed for about 20 minutes after a man alighting from it exited in the wrong direction. Staff stopped the ride as part of routine safety measures. All guests on board the ride, which seats up to 20, were safe. Mr Robin Goh, assistant director of communications for Resorts World Sentosa, which houses the theme park, said a thorough safety check was conducted before the ride was reopened. In March last year, the park's star attraction, the Batt...

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