GURNEE, Ill. (CBS) — Less than 24 hours after a Lake County woman went on CBS 2 asking Six Flags Great America to cut her a break, the Gurnee theme park has had a change of heart.
Six Flags now says it will refund Mikyeila Cordero for her season passes.READ MORE: R. Kelly's Attorney Says Singer Unlikely To Testify At His Sex Trafficking Trial
Cordero got a season pass for Six Flags Great America in Gurnee for Christmas in 2019. She and her family used it once before COVID closed everything.READ MORE: Man Shot, Killed During Home Invasion In South Shore; 4 People In Custody
Six Flags said the passes would be valid for the 2021 season. But then, the amusement parks reopened as the delta variant hit – and Cordero said Six Flags would not offer a refund or pass extension for those who do not feel safe going now.
But that has now changed.MORE NEWS: Jamar Jarvis Convicted In 2018 Carjacking Of Off-Duty CPD Officer In Edgewater
In a statement Monday night, Six Flags had said health and safety are top priorities, and they work with park guests on an individual basis to resolve any issues.