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Reports of multiple people trapped in Sandia Peak tram cars overnight in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Passengers were rescued after being trapped overnight on a tramway in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Passengers were rescued after being trapped overnight on a tramway in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Summary

  • The passengers had been stuck on the Sandia Peak Tramway in Albuquerque.
  • Twenty-one people have been rescued after becoming trapped overnight in tram cars on the Sandia Peak Tramway in Albuquerque, New Mexico, authorities said.
  • The tram cars were carrying employees of the tramway and a restaurant atop Sandia Peak on the last ride of the night, according to KOAT.
  • New Mexico Search and Rescue was notified of the stranded passengers shortly before 3 a.m., according to incident commander Spenser Moreland.
  • The Sandia Peak Tramway is closed Saturday due to high winds, the company said.