“Ambulance staff and medics are working quickly with resort staff to gain access to the seriously injured.”
"There will be a full investigation once we have recovered the guests, who are our priority."
Just two days ago Alton Towers tweeted that it was the second anniversary of The Smiler ride, which holds the Guinness World Record for the most loops in a roller-coaster (there are 14 in total).
Happy Birthday to The Smiler – Two today! RT if you can't wait for the next time you #GetCorrected— Alton Towers Resort (@altontowers) May 31, 2015