Smiler accident victims wish ride would remain closed longer

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Victims of the Smiler rollercoaster crash say they wish the ride would remain closed. Joe Pugh and Vicky Balch spoke on the eve of the ride reopening for the new season at Alton Towers. They suffered life-changing injuries when the carriage smashed into another car at the Staffordshire theme park last June. Miss Balch, along with another passenger, Leah Washington, had to have a leg amputated.

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