2 injured in roller coaster ride mishap
Mumbai, Feb 5 : At least two people were injured when the roller coaster came off the track at Adlabs Imagica theme park in Khopoli town near Mumbai on Wednesday.
The incident occurred at the Bandits of Robin hood ride at around 1 pm.
"Two adult guests suffered minor injuries at approximately 1pm this afternoon at the Bandits of Robin hood. They were immediately transported to the nearest hospital to be given first aid medical services. Although the attraction is currently closed for safety inspection, the park is completely operational," Adlabs Imagica said in a statement.
Vincent Pijnenburg, Chief Operating Officer Adlabs Imagica said in the statement, “We have always complied with the maintenance and operational procedures recommended by the manufacturers of every ride. The safety of our guests and employees is our company’s utmost priority. We regret this incident but are extremely grateful that everyone is safe.”
Ashutosh Kale, Assistant Vice President, Adlabs Imagica Safety and Security said: "In accordance with our daily safety procedures every ride is checked for safety and technical issues before being run for our guests through a night long maintenance schedule. 3 test runs were carried on the ride before opening it for the guests. We’ve never faced a situation like this before and we are coordinating with the ride manufacturer to ensure that no future untoward incident occurs.”
--IBNS (Posted on 05-02-2014)
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