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Rollercoaster crash victim 'angry' with Alton Towers

The boyfriend of a teenager who had her leg amputated after The Smiler ride crash said Alton Towers should have known there was something wrong with the ride.

Joe Pugh, who was on the rollercoaster with his girlfriend, Leah Washington, at Alton Towers, was giving his views nearly two weeks after the crash that left his knees shattered.

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Four teens injured in Alton Towers roller coaster crash

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Four teenagers have been seriously injured in a collision between two carriages on The Smiler roller coaster at Alton Towers.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "Four teenagers, two males and two females, suffered serious leg injuries in the incident and are receiving treatment as we speak.

"The other twelve occupants of the ride are not thought to be seriously injured. We still have a number of resources at the scene."

The four teens will be airlifted to trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire and Royal Stoke University Hospital for further emergency treatment.

The West Midlands Ambulance Service said that it couldn't confirm reports that one person had died.

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