Dreamworld is a theme park situated on the Gold Coast in Queensland. It is Australia’s largest theme park with over 40 rides and attractions, including five roller coasters
Earlier 4 people were killed after a sudden ride malfunction occurred in Thunder River Rapids Ride. 2 women and 2 men were pronounce dead after the accident and others were injured. The owner said that the ride has occurred malfunctions before but were fixed immediately. But it suddenly malfunctioned again causing the 2 people to be ejected from the ride and the other 2 people were caught inside the ride. The victims of the accident were in critical condition after the accident and presumed dead before the ambulance arrived in the theme park.
At this moment the theme park will be closed for investigation and the authorities to establish the facts around the tragic accident.
Later on Dreamworld tweeted. We are deeply shocked and saddened by this and our hearts and our thoughts go to the families involved and to their loved ones.