Several injured in amusement park derailment

Date Published : June 26th, 2016    Published By : admin

A number of people have been injured after a rollercoaster ride derailed at an amusement park at Strathclyde Country Park, in Motherwell.

Six ambulance crews, four fire units and several police officers are working at the scene in Scotland.

UK Motherweell Rollercoaster Demi Campbell
Pic: (Demi Campbell via Sky News)

A spokesperson for Scotland Polcie said "We can confirm we are currently working with other emergency services to ascertain the full extent of the situation. We can confirm there are injured parties - approximately seven people."

The accident took place on the Tsunami ride, Scotland's only inverted rollercoaster  which can reach speeds of up to 65mph.

The Scottish Ambulance Service said six ambulance crews and a specialist operation team are at the scene.

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