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


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


  • 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

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