there was one on thursday afternoon loud accident at the amusement park LegolandIt is located in Gunzburg, Germany. In the middle of operating a roller coaster called “Fire Dragon”, one car collided with another, injuring at least 31 people, one of whom was seriously injured.
According to the Bavarian Red Cross (BRK), were reported 10 injured children, one juvenile and 20 adults, a traveler He would be in danger of death with bruises on his chest. Besides this, another 15 people had to be shifted to a hospital in the area for medical treatment.
A police spokesman said a roller coaster train slammed on its brakes and another train came near it, causing the accident. As a result of the incident, an operation of rescue services and fire brigade was deployed, consisting of three helicopters. Thanks to the work of rescuers, they were able to bring down the trapped passengers in the car.
Police sources said, “The only train that stopped correctly did not stop in the area of the station where people usually board or disembark, but more or less stopped at the first floor and as a result another train arrived.” However, he clarified that no one was out of the game as it did not derail. There were 38 people inside the two cars in the game, although 31 were injured.
As soon as the facts became known, the company launched an investigation and closed the attraction until it was definitively determined what had happened. The dragon-shaped roller coaster reaches speeds of 29 kilometers per hour. On its way, it passes through a dark inner region and then moves out in a path with zigzag movements.
Legoland Germany announced in a statement that it will reopen its doors on Friday. Well rehearsed safety procedures were followed immediately by the staff and the participants were immediately evacuated from the trains and looked after by trained park staff.
The park authority, Manuela Stone, said: “We would like to thank all the emergency personnel who showed great commitment at the site today. We would like to wish everyone a speedy recovery.”