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Man injured while constructing roller coaster in Cork

He has been released from hospital.

A roller coaster at Funderland in 2009.
A roller coaster at Funderland in 2009.
Image: Sasko Lazarov/

A MAN HAS been released from hospital having been injured while constructing a roller coaster in Cork.

The man was injured after part of the ride landed on him at the Funderland site on the Tramore Road in Cork.

It is understood that the man fell from a vehicle and the piece of metal landed on him shortly after. Emergency services attended the scene and took the man to Cork University Hospital.

While it was reported that the man was in a critical condition, Funderland this evening said he had been released from hospital.

“We are delighted to announce that our employee has been discharged from Cork University hospital after his fall this morning.”

A spokesperson for the Health and Safety Authority said that inspectors had been sent to the scene earlier today.

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