Posted: 25 October, 2016
by NEWSROOM with AAP
Four People Killed At Dreamworld, Police Confirm
Four adults have died following a tragic accident at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast.
Dreamworld CEO Craig Davidson confirmed the incident occured on the Thunder River Rapids ride and said the themepark was working closing with police and emergency services to investigate this tragedy.
"We are deeply shocked and saddened by this, and our hearts and thoughts go out to the families involved and their loved ones," he said.
Queensland Ambulance Services spokesman Gavin Fuller confirmed two men and two women ranging from 32 through to their early 40's died after the ride 'sustained a malfunction'.
"One of the rides had sustained some sort of malfunction causing two people to be ejected from the ride," he said.
Dozens of emergency services staff attended the scene after the accident, which occurred just after 2pm on Tuesday afternoon.
Police are currently investigating an incident that occurred this afternoon at a theme park on the Gold Coast.
Police were called to the site at Coomera around 2.20pm following reports that a number of people had been injured by a conveyor belt.
Four adults have been confirmed as being deceased.
Police and other emergency services remain on the scene and no further information can be released at this stage.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 orcrimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.
For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.