Water ride fatal accident

Water ride fatal accident

Following the tragic death of a young girl recently at the Drayton Manor Theme Park 3 other big UK Theme Parks have closed down their water rides.

The three Theme Parks are:

  • Alton Towers
  • Thrope Park
  • Lego Land

The young girl sadly lost her life whilst on a school trip.  It is reported that she fell over the side of a raft on the Splash Canyon ride.

The exact cause of this tragic death to a young girl are being investigated.

Water Ride Feature

The water ride was said to have opened in 1993 and has 21 boats each holding up to 6 people.  It is thought that the young girl fell out of the boat sadly losing her life.

Following a post-mortem examination, it was reported that the young girl suffered fatal chest injuries.  An inquest into the death has been opened and adjourned.

 

 

 

 

 

Posted: May 20, 2017 at 9:07 pm


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