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# the-smiler - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

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

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

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'

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 Rollercoaster This post contains videos

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

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 Alton Towers This post contains videos

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

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 The Smiler This post contains videos

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

A moving carriage hit a stationary one.