The accident happened Sunday at the Krona Lund amusement park in Stockholm, where the roller coaster may have derailed, local public service television reported, citing witnesses. In this accident, one person was killed and several others were seriously injured. Ambulance, fire engines and helicopters arrived at the amusement park. The police said that the park has been evacuated and the investigation has started.
An eyewitness said she heard a scream, then noticed the roller coaster’s track system begin to shake, and her husband saw a car fall to the ground with its occupants inside.
According to the theme park’s website, the roller coaster reaches speeds of up to 90 km/h, is 30 meters high, and is ridden by millions of people every year. (Reuters)