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Mumbai: Two injured as roller coaster ride tilts at Adlabs Imagica

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 - 5:51pm IST | Place: Mumbai

Purnima Rathi (32) was injured in the head and her 16-year-old daughter was hurt in the lower jaw.

Two people were injured at Adlabs Imagica in Mumbai as an accident occured on a roller coaster ride on Wednesday. 

Purnima Rathi (32)  was injured in the head and her 16-year-old daughter was hurt in the lower jaw.

In a statement released by Imagica they said that the incident occured at approximately 1pm this afternoon at a ride called the Bandits of Robinhood.

They were immediately transported to Jakhotia hospital for first aid medical services. 

Vincent Pijnenburg, Chief Operating Officer Adlabs Imagica said, “We have always complied with the maintenance and operational procedures recommended by the manufacturers of every ride. The safety of our guests and employees is our company’s utmost priority. We regret this incident but are extremely grateful that everyone is safe.”

Meanwhile, the attraction is currently closed for safety precautions.

Ashutosh Kale, Assistant Vice President Adlabs Imagica Safety and Security said, "In accordance with our daily safety procedures every ride is checked for safety and technical issues before being run for our guests through a night long maintenance schedule. 3 test runs were carried on the ride before opening it for the guests. We have never faced a situation like this before and we are coordinating with the ride manufacturer to ensure that no future untoward incident occurs.”

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