Two People Tragically Killed in Amusement Park Accident in Mexico City
MEXICO CITY – According to a news report published online at abc13.com, two people were tragically killed in an accident that occurred at an amusement park in Mexico City, Mexico. Two other people were injured in the accident, and authorities are investigating the circumstances of the incident. Limited information has been released about the accident at this time.*
The accident happened on a weekend day at an amusement park in central Mexico City. The name of the amusement park was not listed in the report. Witnesses to the accident said that a roller coaster was operating at the park and had completed a few turns on the track, when one of the carriages somehow became dislodged from the rest of the ride.
Witnesses said it was the last carriage on the roller coaster, and it fell from the ride to the ground more than 30 feet below. It is not clear at this time what caused the carriage to fall. No information about the ride was included in the report, including the name of the roller coaster, when it was constructed, and when it was last inspected.
It is not clear how many people were on board the ride at the time of the incident. ABC 13 reports that two people were tragically killed when the carriage fell. They were identified only as men. Their ages and residences were not included in the report. In addition, ABC 13 states that two other people were injured. The two injured people were identified as women. No other information about them was reported.
The report indicates that officials closed the amusement park right after the accident. Authorities have since been investigating, and ABC 13 says they are looking into the case as a negligent homicide. No further information was provided in the report.
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