Disneyland News

Disneyland cast member struck by ride vehicle

by Leah Zanolla
Oct 10, 2012

After being struck by a Space Mountain ride vehicle on October 3, a Disneyland cast member remains in critical condition. The 68-year-old machinist was working on the ride when he suffered head, chest and back injuries. The vehicles reach a top speed of 30 mph. An investigation into the incident is being conducted by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health. Suzi Brown, Disneyland Resort spokeswoman, said "the ride didn't malfunction and was back in operation the next day."