BREAKING: There's been a monorail accident at Walt Disney World

by

comment
PHOTO VIA TWITTER
  • Photo via Twitter

Reports are coming in of an accident this afternoon involving the Express Line of the Magic Kingdom monorail.

The incident occurred during a planned test near Disney's Contemporary Resort. It's being reported that damage has occurred to the front end of the monorail.  However, no injuries have been reported and no guests were onboard.



All monorail lines are currently closed. 

UPDATE: 
A spokeswoman with Disney contacted Orlando Weekly with further details, explaining that the monorail incident occurred after it was being towed. At some point the tow hitch broke, causing the monorail to coast into the tractor.



All monorail service is still closed at the moment. 

This is a developing story. We'll update this post with more information as it becomes available. 

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.