Essex: Paramedics scrambled after rollercoaster smash on Clacton Pier

SEVEN people avoided serious injury after a smash on a rollercoaster in Essex.

Two cars collided on Stella’s Revenge at Clacton Pier around 8.30pm on Sunday.

Paramedics assesed seven people but none of them needed to go to hospital.

In a statement, the management of Clacton Pier said: “The ride is now closed pending a full investigation.

“We have informed all the relevant authorities and intend to work with them to understand what the cause of the problem was.

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“We have spoken to the paramedics and they have confirmed that there were seven minor injuries, none of which required hospitalisation.

“These are all the details we have at present and will be able to comment further after the investigation.”

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Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson said: “All seven casualties were assessed by paramedics and did not require hospitalisation. Our crews were stood down shortly after 9pm.”

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