A rollercoaster has derailed at a UK theme park leaving passengers — including children — trapped in wreckage.Horrified witnesses say the carriage on the Tsunami ride at M&D’s theme park in Motherwell came off the tracks and plunged 30ft to the ground.
Visitors posted images on social media appearing to show a carriage on a pathway surrounded by dozens of people.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Emergency services are responding to an ongoing incident at M&Ds theme park in Motherwell and further updates will be given in due course.”
A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said six ambulance crews and a specialist operation team were on the scene. He said: “I can confirm that we are attending an incident at M&Ds theme park in Motherwell.”