A carriage of the attraction derailed and several people fell into the void. Seven injured, including children, are hospitalized.
One person died and 14 others were injured when a roller coaster car derailed several meters high at a “Gröna Lund” amusement park in Stockholm, Swedish public television SVT reported on Sunday.
According to this medium, which refers to police sources, the accident occurred after the wagon got stuck in the air and several of its occupants fell into the void.
The rest were able to hold on to the roller coaster structures or were trapped between them, for which they were rescued by the sanitary teams of the attractions part.
Shortly after the accident wagon detached from the structure and collapsed.
Among the injured are several children, according to information from this medium, while more details about the fatality are unknown.
According to information from this medium, the “Gröna Lund” roller coaster reaches 30 meters in height at its highest point and has a total circuit of 800 meters.
It is located on one of the peninsulas of the Swedish capital, it has been in service since 1988 and is one of the most popular in Stockholm, which functions as both an amusement park and a stage for musical shows and festivals.