Legoland rollercoaster crash: 34 people were hurt, Cause & What Happened? Explained

The German news agency DPA said that a roller coaster train at the Legoland park in Guenzburg abruptly braked, colliding with another train.

Legoland rollercoaster crash at Germany resort

In the earlier today incident at a Legoland amusement park in Germany, two persons suffered serious injuries.

After one train slammed on the breaks, another sped at it and collided.

Firefighters had to rescue people from a theme park ride before flying them to the hospital. A spokeswoman for the amusement park confirmed to German media that it happened in the Fire Dragon attraction’s station.

Cause of Legoland rollercoaster crash

At least 34 people were hurt, including two who were seriously hurt, when two roller coaster trains collided on Thursday at an amusement park in southern Germany, according to German media.

The German news agency DPA said that a roller coaster train at the Legoland park in G├╝nzburg abruptly braked, colliding with another train. Fire and rescue services were requested, and three helicopters were deployed to the area to assist.

The cause of the collision was not immediately apparent. A park official informed DPA that it happened in the Fire Dragon roller coaster’s station.

Another Roller coaster accident

Another roller coaster tragedy that claimed a woman’s life occurred last week at a theme park in Klotten, southwest Germany.

The 57-year-old woman was injured when she exited the roller coaster while it was moving and later passed away. The accident’s cause has not yet been determined.

German roller coaster in news

This amusement park is owned by the same chain as Windsor’s Legoland and is located in the town of G├╝nzburg, about 70 miles from Munich.

It’s the second time he’s made headlines recently for an incident involving a German roller coaster. Last week, a woman died in an accident at an amusement park in Klotten, near the Belgian border.

A 57-year-old woman died from injuries after falling while riding. The cause of the accident is still unknown. Witnesses described seeing a castaway ride suddenly roll to one side at Blackgang Chine amusement park on the Isle of Wight.

Legoland rollercoaster crash: 34 people were hurt, Cause & What Happened? Explained
Legoland rollercoaster crash: 34 people were hurt, Cause & What Happened? Explained

Shrieking customers scrambled to safety, and shocked onlookers climbed up to help others who were stranded.
Two men were taken to the hospital, one with an injured leg and the other with a sore shoulder.

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The rescue operation

Fire and rescue services were requested, and three helicopters were dispatched to the scene. The cause of the collision was not immediately apparent. A park official informed DPA that it happened in the Fire Dragon rollercoaster’s station.

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