Four dead in Dreamworld theme park ride accident
according to rapporteur report from skynews, link ,A spokesperson for Dreamworld confirmed two men and two women died in the incident on the Thunder River Rapids ride at around 2.20pm (5.20am UK time).
A "malfunction" caused two of the victims to be "ejected" and two others to be "caught inside" the ride, Queensland Ambulance spokesperson Gavin Fuller said.
The victims were in their 30s and early 40s, he added.
The Gold Coast theme park has been closed
Aerial footage showed emergency workers beside one of the ride's six-seat carriages on the conveyor belt close to where people get on and off the ride.
Nine News reporter, Carrie-Anne Greenbank, told Sky News: "It is certainly chaos down here at the moment.
"Six people were on the raft when it flipped on a conveyor belt. Four of them have been trapped underneath and two have managed to jump free."
Lia Capes said she was just about to go on the ride when she saw people crying and running out.