Posted Monday, May 24, 2004 8:31 AM | Contributed by supermandl
A report to members of Dyfed-Powys Police Authority says they have asked the Crown Prosecution Service to consider both manslaughter and health and safety offenses for the death of a 16-year old girl that fell from Oakwood's Hydro ride.
Read more from The BBC.
As Jenny said: they're most likely just not ruling anything out at present and seeking appropriate advice from the authorities before deciding on how best to proceed.
I'll be very interested to see how this accident happened, as-if memory serves- in the previous incident fatality on the Perilous Plunge ride, the rider was simply too large for the restraints to be effective and should not have been allowed to board. However, this certainly does not appear to have been the case here.
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