Ahmedabad: At least two people have died and 26 got injured after a ‘Discovery’ joyride in Balvatika Amusement Park in Kankaria area broke this afternoon.
“Police along with the FSL team is investigating the matter. Proper treatment is being given to injured,” said Vijay Nehra, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation.
“Swift disaster response and rescue operations were initiated by the AMC’s fire department. All HoDs of paediatrics, orthopaedic and surgery departments have reported at the hospital and the injured are being treated. Our first goal is to save as many lives as possible,” said Nehra.
In May, a similar incident happened when a giant wheel collapsed in Kishkinta Theme Park in Chennai when the amusement park authorities were carrying out a trial run.
One person was killed and nine were injured when a newly assembled “Disco Giant Wheel” collapsed in Kishkinta Theme Park.