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Tram crash at Universal Studios Hollywood injures 15 people

California Highway Patrol is leading the investigation to find out what caused the crash

By Web Desk
April 21, 2024
15 injured after tram crashes into railing at Universal Studios Hollywood. — Pixabay/File
15 injured after tram crashes into railing at Universal Studios Hollywood. — Pixabay/File

At least 15 people were injured after a tourist tram crashed at Universal Studios on Saturday night, BBC reported.

As per the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the reason for the crash is still unknown, and it is not clear whether any other vehicles were injured.

The spokesperson for Universal Studios said in a statement, "There was a tram incident at the theme park tonight that resulted in multiple minor injuries, confirmed by the LA County Fire Dept. We are working to support our guests and understand the circumstances that led to the accident."

The fifteen injured people have suffered minor injuries and have been taken to the hospital.

The California Highway Patrol is leading the investigation to find out what caused the crash.

Universal Studios Hollywood is a theme park based in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County, California.

Universal Studios initially started out as a movie studio in 1915, but after its massive popularity, it built a theme park in 1964.

Key attractions include The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and a studio tour ride taking riders on a behind-the-scenes tour of some of Hollywood's most memorable films and television shows.

It is one of several Universal Studios, with others including Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Singapore.