Royal Melbourne Show woman falls from rollercoaster suffers facial injuries


Horror at the Royal Melbourne Show as a woman sufferers serious facial injuries on a roller coaster after FALLING from the ride

  • Woman in her 20s has fallen from a ride at the Royal Melbourne Show on Sunday
  • Paramedics rushed to The Rebel Coaster to treat her for serious facial injuries

A woman in her 20’s has been rushed to hospital after falling from a ride at the Royal Melbourne Show.

Horrified families watched on as the chaos unfolded at The Rebel Coaster on Sunday with paramedics treating the woman for serious facial injuries at the scene before taking her to hospital.

Others on the ride were left stranded atop the roller coaster for some time with the ride immediately shut down. 

The area has been cordoned off as police and organisers investigate what caused the accident. 

A woman in her 20’s has been rushed to hospital after falling from a ride at the Royal Melbourne Show. Pictured: The Rebel Coaster at the Royal Melbourne Show

Others on the ride were left stranded atop the roller coaster for some time with the ride immediately shut down

Others on the ride were left stranded atop the roller coaster for some time with the ride immediately shut down

‘There was a reported injury on the Rebel Coaster ride today,’ The Royal Melbourne Show said in a statement.

‘We are working closely with the ride operator, WorkSafe Victoria and Victoria Police to investigate the issue further, however we can confirm that no one has fallen from the ride. 

‘The ride in question will be closed for the foreseeable future and updates will be made as information comes to hand.

‘The visitor has been taken to hospital for further assessment.

‘The safety and well-being of our visitors to the Show is our number one priority.’

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