The owners of Alton Towers have been told they face a large fine after admitting safety breaches on the Smiler rollercoaster ride.
Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd indicated a guilty plea to charges of breaching the Health and Safety Act.
District Judge John McGarva, sitting at North Staffordshire Justice Centre, said the incident was a very serious case leading to life-changing injuries.
Two women had leg amputations after last June’s crash.
Mr McGarva warned the firm it “may be ordered to pay a very large fine” when it is sentenced.
The case has been referred to Stafford Crown Court for sentencing.
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