A second victim has lost one of their legs after a crash on The Smiler earlier this month.
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A detailed report covering the opening day of the re-imagined Dreamland Margate.
The heritage amusement park reopened today after a ten year closure.
Three other rides at the theme park have been closed since the incident on The Smiler earlier this month.
Broadcast communications regulator OFCOM have reported that over 1,000 complaints have been placed after the controversial interview last week.
Airgates’ contributing writer Michael Mander has appeared on BBC Radio 5Live, as well as a number of BBC regional radio programmes, to discuss what could be next for The Smiler.
The Staffordshire based theme park will open its gates once again to the public after being closed since the incident … Read more
Four of the Merlin Entertainments operated roller coasters are set to be closed whilst new safety protocols are issued.
The hugely anticipated Cú Chulainn Coaster officially opens to the public at the Ireland based theme park today.
The iconic heritage amusement park will reopen later this month without its headlining attraction.
Reports from both Alton Towers and first response teams confirm that emergency services weren’t alerted to horrific accident until 11 … Read more
One of the victims involved in the crash on The Smiler has took to social media for the first time … Read more
A leg amputation has reportedly been carried out on at least one guest involved in the Alton Towers collision yesterday.
BREAKING: Two carriages on The Smiler have collided, resulting in injuries.