UK theme park rides closed after Ohio death

UK theme park rides closed after Ohio death

Five high-speed theme park rides have been shut across the UK after a death on a similar attraction in the US.
An 18-year-old man died and three others were critically injured after being flung from the ride at the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday.
The ride, known as the KMG Afterburner, swings at high speed from side-to-side while also spinning passengers.
The Health and Safety Executive ordered the re-inspection and temporary closure of similar rides in the UK.
Four of the rides closed are in theme parks at Lightwater Valley in North Yorkshire, Pleasurewood Hills in Norfolk, Coney Beach Fair... read more

1 August 2017 in Regional, Views: 35
Source: BBC

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