Chaos broke out as the front of the train disconnected from the other cars mid-ride and came to rest 20 to 25 feet above the ground in Stockholm’s Gröna Lund amusement park.
According to park CEO Jan Eriksson, one person has died, and many have been injured out of the total of 14.
According to authorities, three of the nine hospitalized patients had critical injuries. According to the local authorities, three of the hurt youngsters were minors.
A helicopter, fire engines, and ambulances arrived on the site.
According to a statement from Gröna Lund, the park will be closed for at least the next week while “relatives and support our staff” await the results of a “technical investigation.”
We shall try to help individuals affected and their families by contacting them. We also look after the workers that require assistance.
According to BBC News, Eriksson announced a “day of mourning.”
Annika Troselius, a spokesman for Gröna Lund, stated, “This should not be allowed to happen.” “For us, safety is the most crucial factor. We need to look at this properly since we would never open an attraction if unsure about its safety.
Charges of involuntary manslaughter, inflicting bodily injury, and endangering others may come from the ongoing criminal investigation.
The height and top speed of the Jetline roller coaster are 98 feet and 56 mph.
According to Gröna Lund, the 2,600-foot-long ride has been in operation since 1988 and was upgraded in 2000.
The oldest park in Sweden, with a history of 140 years, was built alongside many museums on the shoreline of one of the several islands that make up the country’s capital city.