Amusement Park Accident Has Passengers Dangling in the Air For Hours

Four people seriously injured and 16 rescued after a mid-air collision outside of London.
1:06 | 06/03/15

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Overseas now and to England. And to the images coming in this evening from an amusement park. 16 traps, four injured after a roller coaster crash. The ride screeching to a halt, passengers trapped for hours. ABC's Mara schiavocampo tonight. Reporter: Tonight, an investigation into what led to this roller coaster crash at an amusement park about three hours outside London, seriously injuring four, including three teens. This afternoon, a car full of riders slamming into an empty car stuck on the tracks. Oh, my god. Reporter: The force of the collection wedging the cars together. All of a sudden, you heard a big bang and everyone started screaming. Reporter: The accident leaving about a dozen riders dangling 26 feet above the ground for more than four and a half hours, before rescuers were able to evacuate them. Statistically, amusement park rides are safe. Experts noting the chances of being injured are one in 24 million. Now, officials say the park remains closed until we understand better the cause of this dreadful incident. Mara schiavocampo, ABC news, new York.

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