A 71-year-old employee at a theme park is in a serious condition after he was hit by a roller coaster on Friday.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 10:40 a.m. at the New Reoma World theme park in Marugame City, Kagawa Prefecture. TBS reported that the employee, Kazuyuki Itoba, had been trimming some shrubbery beneath the track when suddenly he was struck in the head by a roller coaster traveling above him. He was knocked unconscious and remained in a serious condition on Saturday.
Park officials said several workers started trimming hedges at around 7 a.m., but none of them had been wearing helmets.© Japan Today