On Sunday, August 19, 2018, around 6:30 PM, a serious accident occurred at Aqualand in Agen (Lot-et-Garonne), in a water park with toboggan. An investigation has been opened.
A tragedy occurred on Sunday, August 19, 2018, in the waterpark Aqualand van Agen (Lot-et-Garonne), recently opened. Around 6.30 pm, in the spiral slide, a woman was seriously injured as she made a descent aboard a buoy, reports La Depeche.
Loss of consciousness and sensitivity in the legs
In the accident the woman concerned was seriously injured. Indeed, she lost consciousness and, when she woke up, had lost the sensitivity of his legs. What had earned him evacuated by helicopter to Purpan hospital, Toulouse. Today the victim of the accident is recovering little by little: it has new sensations in the left leg.
The reasons for the accident are still unknown
Difficult to determine the exact causes of the accident took place in the late summer of 2018. We only know that two people were present on the buoy (including the victim). On Tuesday, August 22, 2018, researchers have been on location to try to find out more. The first findings do not mentionno deviations on the side of the slide.
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Closed until further notice
Until all checks have been carried out and the conclusions regarding the toboggan run have been drawn, it will remain closed until further notice. The research is still ongoing. Since it opened late June 2018, close 80,000 people went to the park.