Two people die from an accident at an amusement park in Mexico City



Two people died on Saturday after an accident occurred at one of the attractions of the Mexico City Chapultepec Fair, the capital's government said.

"At 13.09 hours (18.09 GMT) there was an unfortunate accident in a mechanical game known as Chimera, which caused two people to lose their lives and two more were seriously injured," he said in a statement.

After this fact, it was determined to evict and suspend the activities of the amusement park, located next to the emblematic Chapultepec Park.

The place will remain closed "until the corresponding investigations are carried out, the security of the facilities is verified".

At the moment in the park there are personnel from the different secretariats of the capital government.

Also, the authorities asked the concessionary Operadora de Desarrollo Humano Chapultepec to "prove the validity of the Civil Protection program".

As for the two seriously injured people, the Government indicated that "they were transferred to Mocel Hospital for immediate attention" and that they are stable.

To finalize the statement, the Government of Mexico City said it "regrets what happened" and undertakes to provide all the necessary support for the families of people who lost their lives, as well as those who were injured.

"In addition, he reiterates his commitment that investigations be conducted quickly and transparently," he concluded.

At the moment there is no official version that explains the accident although local media mention a mechanical failure in the Chimera attraction, a modern red and yellow roller coaster.

Experts are still doing field work.

According to the Political Animal medium, one of the men who died was 18 years old and the other 21.

As for the two women injured, the capital government only noted through its Twitter account the identity of one of them, identified as Marlen Vázquez de la Cruz, 22 years old.

The news quickly spread through social networks, with numerous photos of the place of the events and regrets of the users.

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