At least 10 people — including eight children — were injured when a roller-coaster derailed at a Scottish amusement park on Sunday.
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Emergency responders poured into M&Ds in Motherwell to tend to those hurt when the Tsunami ride came off its track and plunged about 65 feet at 3:40 p.m., SkyNews reported.
You heard shrieks from other customers at the theme park, witness James Millerick told SkyNews. Millerick said when he reached the thrill ride, it had landed upside-down on the concrete path.
Six ambulance crews and a special operations team were at the scene, a Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said.
Fire and police workers were also assisting in the rescue operation. The park was evacuated after the incident, the BBC reported.
Kids and adults are still on it upside-down, Katie Burns wrote in a Facebook post. Burns said she was one of the final Tsunami riders before the accident occurred.
Its like something out of a horror film, she wrote. Children crying and everything.
The Tsunami is billed as Scotlands only inverted roller-coaster, according to the M&D website. The ride speeds along at 40 mph through corkscrew twists, turns and loops.