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# the-smiler - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Alton Towers operator fined £5 million over crash in which two girls lost legs
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Alton Towers operator fined £5 million over crash in which two girls lost legs

Sep 27th 2016, 3:00 PM 8,535 Views 6 Comments

Vicky Balch, then 19, and Leah Washington, then 17, each lost a leg in the crash.

# the-smiler - Friday 18 March, 2016

Alton Towers crash victims speak out ahead of ride re-opening
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Alton Towers crash victims speak out ahead of ride re-opening

Mar 18th 2016, 10:11 PM 27,411 Views 21 Comments

The park is set to open for the summer season tomorrow.

# the-smiler - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Alton Towers says horror crash was caused by 'human error'
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Alton Towers says horror crash was caused by 'human error'

Nov 24th 2015, 2:18 PM 21,487 Views 12 Comments

Two people had leg amputations following the crash over the summer.

# the-smiler - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

"I started to feel pain and I couldn't feel my toes." - Teenager describes Alton Towers crash
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"I started to feel pain and I couldn't feel my toes." - Teenager describes Alton Towers crash

Aug 11th 2015, 2:00 PM 18,160 Views 22 Comments

Leah Washington’s leg was amputated after the crash.

# the-smiler - Friday 5 June, 2015

Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries
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Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries

Jun 5th 2015, 1:40 PM 22,022 Views 7 Comments

A number of rollercoasters have been closed as a result.

# the-smiler - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster
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One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster

Jun 2nd 2015, 10:45 PM 60,272 Views 34 Comments

A moving carriage hit a stationary one.