A 14-year-old girl has died in a horror incident at a theme park in Denmark, police stated.
Tragedy struck this afternoon when the rear a part of a 82ft-tall rollercoaster within the Tivoli Friheden park within the metropolis of Aarhus got here off the rails.
‘The rear two seats’ of the ‘Cobra’ journey have been hanging ‘below the wagon prepare’, supervisor Henrik Ragborg Olsen informed native media.
Police have been known as to the scene at 12.50pm native time after a number of folks received caught within the journey however it’s nonetheless unclear what went improper.
Three folks have been instantly rushed to hospital, with the girl confirmed lifeless shortly after.
A 13-year-old boy has additionally sustained accidents to 1 hand within the accident and his dad and mom have been knowledgeable, police say.
The seriousness of their accidents remains to be unknown.
After the incident, all friends have been evacuated and the park was closed for the remainder of the day, police added.
An announcement on the Tivoli Friheden Fb web page learn: ‘The accident occurred whereas the monitor was in operation and the rear wagon broke off.
‘There are two folks injured. Their situation is presently unknown.
‘The park was instantly evacuated to guests and can stay closed till additional discover.
‘We now have gathered the friends who’re associated to the injured – and people who sat on the prepare – and are providing psychological assist to those that want it.
‘The reason for the accident has not but been decided, however technical help from specialists has been requested.
‘Out of respect for the injured, we encourage our friends to not share any photos which will have been taken in reference to the accident.’
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