Central Florida Theme Park Injury Reports for 3rd 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 (July – September 2017) covers a total of 13 incidents/injuries: 8 belonging to Disney, 3 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:

  • August 18th: Male, 5 – Suffered seizure on Jungle Cruise, previously existing condition.
  • September 12th: Female, 17 – Felt dizzy and disoriented while riding Space Mountain.
  • September 27th: Female, 48 – Fell while entering Space Mountain vehicle, lost consciousness, fractured leg.

Epcot:

  • September 15th: Female, 56 – Felt ill after Mission: Space, previously existing condition.

Animal Kingdom:

  • August 7th: Male, 58 – Nausea and vomiting after Expedition Everest, previously existing condition.

Hollywood Studios:

  • July 9th: Male, 70 – Felt ill while riding Toy Story Mania, previously existing condition.

Blizzard Beach:



Universal Orlando

Islands of Adventure:

Volcano Bay:

  • August 15th: Female, 53 – Cardiac arrest on TeaWa the Fearless River

SeaWorld

  • July 16th: Male, 59 – Found unresponsive on Roa’s Rapids, fatality
  • August 15th: Male, 4 – Fractured leg on Walkabout Waters

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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