MADRID – A total of 33 people were slightly injured on Sunday in an incident involving a roller-coaster at a theme park in Madrid, emergency service sources told EFE.
The accident happened at 1230 GMT when two trains of the Tren de la Mina (Mine Train) roller-coaster at Madrid’s Parque de Atracciones collided.
Emergency service workers were dispatched to the scene to tend to the injured, who sustained bruises and mild dizziness.
Of the people injured, 27 were taken to various hospitals in the Spanish capital, while six opted to seek medical attention of their own accord or refused medical care altogether, according to emergency services.
The Tren de la Mina, an interactive virtual reality ride, reaches speeds of 55 kph (34 mph), according to the park’s website.