Smiler ride at Alton Towers
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Alton Towers Smiler ride in action

Four people have been seriously injured as two carriages crashed on the Smiler ride at Alton Towers in Staffordshire.

Sixteen people were on one carriage, the other was empty.

This archive footage shows the Smiler in action. The rollercoaster opened in May 2013 at a cost of £18m.

  • 02 Jun 2015