Dozens of people were injured during a ride at an amusement park Germany Thursday, police said.
The incident occurred at 2pm local time at the Legoland park in Günzburg, Bavaria, when two trains collided on a roller coaster, local police said. said in a statement.
Police said that when a train stopped at the roller coaster, the following train did not brake fully and hit it. The rider has not been identified by police.
At least 31 people were injured in the crash, including one seriously, a local police spokesman confirmed to ABC News. Of those, 16 were taken to the hospital, while 15 were evaluated on-site and allowed to go home, police said. The injured included 10 children, a teenager and 20 adults, police said.
Three rescue helicopters responded to the scene as a precaution, but were not deployed, police said.
All passengers were removed from the ride, which remains closed, police said.
The state prosecutor’s office in Memmingen is investigating the cause of the crash, police said.
Investigators will be at the scene Friday, police said.
ABC News did not immediately receive a response from the amusement park when it sought comment.
Last week, a roller coaster accident at another German amusement park, Glotti Park, killed a man after falling from the ride, officials said. Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.
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