Central Florida Theme Park Injury Reports for 3rd 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 (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.


  • 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


  • 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

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