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Legoland rollercoaster crash leaves 34 people injured in Germany

Legoland rollercoaster crash leaves 34 people injured in Germany
Incident took place at theme park in Guenzburg

Two rollercoaster trains have crashed into each other at an amusement park in southern Allemagne, injuring at least 34 gens, two of them severely.

One rollercoaster train braked heavily and another train collided with it at the Legoland park in Guenzburg, the German news agency dpa reported.

Un total de 15 people were taken to hospital for further treatment. The Bavarian Red Cross said that one victim was severely injured in the chest area, according to German newspaper Bild.

Three helicopters were sent to the scene, and fire and rescue services were called in to help.

<p>Rescue helicopters are seen in a field near the 'Legoland' amusement park in Guenzburg</p>

Rescue helicopters are seen in a field near the ‘Legolandamusement park in Guenzburg

It was not immediately clear how the crash happened. It took place in the station of the Fire Dragon rollercoaster, an amusement park spokesperson told dpa.

The press spokesman for the Bavarian Red Cross, Sohrab Taheri-Sohi, praised the cooperation with the amusement park.

Il a dit: “Legoland’s medical and emergency services were a great help. The cooperation with the BRK worked excellently – that accelerated the processes enormously.”

The rollercoaster travels at a speed of up to 8 metres per second, lequel est 18 miles par heure, according to Legoland.

La semaine dernière, a woman died in another rollercoaster accident in an amusement park in Klotten in southwest Germany.

The 57-year-old woman fell out of the rollercoaster as it was moving and died of her injuries. The cause for the accident has not yet been identified.