roller coaster kills 17 people leaves 7 in critical condition

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UK roller coaster to reopen despite serious crash

01 March 2016 16:22:54 - World News

A U.K. roller coaster is set to reopen just nine months after a crash that seriously injured five people. ......

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Family unsure why man killed by roller coaster

15 August 2015 23:51:06 - World News

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - Family members do not know why an Ohio man struck and killed by a roller coaster after climbing over a security fence would have risked injury to retrieve belongings that he lost while he was on the ride, the man's aunt said.......

Vice All News Time15 August 2015 23:51:06

Man struck, killed by roller coaster at Ohio amusement park

14 August 2015 15:08:42 - World News

A man has been struck by a roller coaster and killed at an Ohio amusement park after...

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Crash roller coaster to stay closed

05 June 2015 16:45:14

Alton Towers is to reopen “within the next few days” but the ride involved in the crash in which 16 people were injured will remain shut for the foreseeable future, the company which runs the park has announced. Four people were seriously hurt in Tuesday’s accident involving the Smiler ride and the Staffordshire tourist attraction has been closed since then, racking up losses of around £500,000 a day for owner Merlin Entertainment. The company said today that new “safety protocols” were being issued. The company said: “The safety of our visitors is our fundamental priority. We have a strong safety record at Alton Towers and across the Merlin Group. “Today we are enhancing our safety standards by issuing an additional set of safety protocols and procedures that will reinforce the safe operation of our multi-car roller coasters. These are effective immediately. “Each roller coaster has its own individual operating process and characteristics. Our central safety management team, together with local park operations, will now work to implement and brief operating staff on these protocols. “As a consequence, two roller coaster rides have been withdrawn from service until the new...

Vice All News Time05 June 2015 16:45:14

4 seriously injured in roller coaster crash

03 June 2015 16:48:44 - World

A roller coaster car collided with an empty car Tuesday at a UK theme park, leaving four people with serious injuries, officials said.

Vice All News Time03 June 2015 16:48:44

4 seriously injured, 12 stuck in British roller-coaster collision

03 June 2015 14:38:55 - World News

One roller coaster car slammed into another Tuesday on one of Britain's biggest amusement park rides, leaving four teenagers seriously injured and stranding passengers 25 feet in the air, officials said.lRelated HomeNemesis: Sub-Terra ride set to open in 2012 at Britain's Alton TowersSee all related 8 Work to evacuate the passengers was still underway three hours after the crash. A car on the Smiler ride carrying 16 people crashed into an empty, stationary car at the Alton Towers amusement park a little after 2 p.m., the West Midlands Ambulance Service said. It said two teenage boys and two teenage girls suffered serious leg injuries. Caption The...

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UK roller coaster crash leaves four people seriously injured

03 June 2015 07:58:17 Latest News -

Kate Stanton ALTON TOWERS, England, June 3 (UPI) -- A roller coaster crash at a theme park in Staffordshire, England, on Tuesday left four people seriously injured.

Vice All News Time03 June 2015 07:58:17

4 injured in UK roller coaster crash

03 June 2015 07:57:44 - Europe

A roller coaster car collided with an empty car Tuesday at a UK theme park, leaving four people with serious injuries, officials said.

Vice All News Time03 June 2015 07:57:44

Four badly hurt in Alton Towers roller-coaster crash in UK

03 June 2015 05:05:19 - World News

An air ambulance flies over The Smiler at Alton Towers in Alton, Britain where 16 were injured. Photo: Daren Staples London: Three teenagers are among four people seriously injured when two carriages on a roller coaster collided at the Alton Towers theme park in central England. The accident happened on The Smiler, an 80km/h ride featuring a world record 14 loops, when a carriage carrying 16 passengers crashed into an empty carriage that was stationary at the top of the ride. Four passengers - two men aged 27 and 18, a 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old woman...

Vice All News Time03 June 2015 05:05:19

UK roller coaster crash leaves 4 seriously injured

02 June 2015 18:00:59 - World News

LONDON (AP) — A roller coaster crash at a British amusement park has left four people seriously injured, an ambulance service said Tuesday. Alton Towers says it features "a series of twisted psychological effects including optical illusions, blinding lights and near misses designed to mess with your mind"....

Vice All News Time02 June 2015 18:00:59