Alton Towers closes Smiler after guide wheels strike people on the ride

Posted Monday, November 4, 2013 9:00 AM | Contributed by Raven-Phile

A new £18m roller coaster at Alton Towers has closed after wheels fell off and hit four people in the front carriage. A spokeswoman said some "small guide wheels" came off The Smiler as it was being pulled up an incline.

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