Alton Towers operator to be sentenced for Smiler crash

Alton Towers operator to be sentenced for Smiler crash
 

Alton Towers's operator Merlin is due to be sentenced later for the crash on the £18m Smiler rollercoaster.
Sixteen people were injured in the crash last June, including two teenage girls who needed leg amputations.
In April, Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd admitted breaching the Health and Safety Act.
In November the theme park said the accident was caused by "human error." Prosecutors have argued fault was with the employer not individuals.
The court heard on Monday how engineers failed to notice a carriage that had stopped midway around the track.
They assumed there was a... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Regional, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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