Central Florida Theme Park Injury Reports for 2nd Quarter of 2017 Released


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To remain exempt from major inspection, Central Florida theme parks must list all of their quarterly incidents and injuries with the state. This quarter’s report(April – June 2017) covers a total of 17 incidents/injuries: 11 belonging to Disney, 4 to Universal, and 2 to SeaWorld. Only incidents or illnesses resulting in a hospital stay of 24 hours or more, as well as deaths, are reported.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom:

 

Animal Kingdom:

  • April 20th: Male, 34 – Irritation in eye on Expedition Everest
  • June 10th: Female, 19 – Suffered a seizure on Kilimanjaro Safari, previously existing condition
  • June 12th: Female, 79 – Became ill while riding Avatar Flight of Passage, previously existing condition
  • June 24th: Female, 31 – Felt dizzy and passed out briefly while riding Avatar Flight of Passage

Hollywood Studios:

  • April 26th: Male, 70 – Dizziness, Shoulder and arm pain on Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster
  • June 15th: Male, 81 – Felt dizzy after Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster, previously existing condition

Typhoon Lagoon:


Universal Orlando

Universal Studios:

Islands of Adventure:

Volcano Bay

  • May 27th: Male, 45 – Back pain after Kala Serpentine Body Slide

SeaWorld

  • May 5th: Male, 5 – Incident listed but no injury reported (Aquatica)
  • June 15th: Male, 54 – Shock to arm on Journey to Atlantis

No incidents or injuries were reported for Busch Gardens or Legoland.

Source: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services



*The information contained in this article represents the opinion of the author, and not necessarily the opinion of the DIS.

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