More than 30 people, including children, were injured in an accident at the Legoland amusement park in Germany on Thursday. According to German media, the accident was caused by two rollercoaster trains colliding, which is still unclear. BBC.
According to German news agency dpa, a roller coaster train braked hard and another train ran into it. The incident took place in the boarding area of the attraction known as “Fire Dragon”.
At least one of the victims has serious injuries.
Many people trapped in the rollercoaster were rescued with the help of the fire department.
Three helicopters were dispatched to the crash site. The Bavarian Red Cross, which is involved in emergency operations, said 15 people were taken to hospital following the crash.
An amusement park located near Gunsburg in Bavaria.
Authorities are still unsure of the cause of the crash.
According to the Legoland website, the “Fire Dragon” attraction is suitable for children between the ages of 6 and 8, while children as young as 8 can ride unaccompanied. Designed like a fire-breathing dragon, the rollercoaster train winds through a dark interior before emerging onto a large, winding track, reaching speeds of up to 29 km/h.
Last week, a 57-year-old woman died after falling from a moving roller coaster at another amusement park in Germany.
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