LIVE: Alton Towers owner in court over The Smiler accident



The Smiler rollercoaster crash which left five passengers with life-changing injuries was like a 90mph car accident, a court heard.
Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd is facing a fine of up to £10 million - and possibly more - after admitting a health and safety breach on the thrill-ride.
The case began yesterday at Stafford Crown Court and resumes today.
Vicky Balch, then 19, and Leah Washington, then 17, who each lost a leg in the crash in June last year, and several other people who were trapped for hours attended Stafford Crown Court on Monday for the sentencing... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Regional West, Views: 28
Source: The Sentinel
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