Posted: 25 October, 2016
Dreamworld Release Statement Confirming 3 Deaths
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Dreamworld have confirmed that 3 people died after an accident on a ride.
The victims became trapped on a conveyor belt at the theme park after a raft they were in flipped on the Thunder River Rapids ride.
Dozens of emergency services staff attended the scene after the accident, which occurred just after 2pm on Tuesday afternoon.
Dreamworld confirms there has been at least three fatalities at its theme park in Queensland today.
Dreamworld is working as quickly as possible to establish the facts around the incident and is working closely with emergency authorities and police to do this.
Dreamworld’s focus and priority is with the families of those involved in this tragedy and will be providing an update to the public as soon as information becomes available.