Alton Towers ride evacuated a week after rollercoaster crash

Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure closed by theme park staff after fault caused ride to come to halt

Parents and children were evacuated from a ride at Alton Towers after a malfunction occurred a week after a rollercoaster crash in which five people suffered serious injuries. The incident on Wednesday involved the Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure inside a zone of the park built around the CBeebies brand of television programming for young children.

The evacuation, during which harnesses were used to clip passengers to a railing as they descended steps, was carried out after a fault caused the ride to halt and someone who was on board became agitated.

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