Central Florida Theme Park Injury Reports for 4th Quarter of 2019 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 (October – December 2019) covers a total of 9 incidents/injuries with 4 belonging to Disney, 4 to Universal, and 1 to Busch Gardens. Only incidents or illnesses resulting in a hospital stay of 24-hours or more and deaths are reported.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom:

  • December 10th: Female, 89 – Guest with a pre-existing medical condition experienced a temporary loss of consciousness while riding Space Mountain.

Hollywood Studios:

  • October 5th: Female, 39 – Guest with a pre-existing medical condition felt dizzy and had trouble with equilibrium after riding Star Tours.
  • October 8th: Male, 66 – Guest with a pre-existing condition was ill after experiencing Star Tours.
  • October 31st: Female, 46 – Guest experienced severe head pain, illness, and vomiting after riding Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster.

Universal Orlando

Universal Studios:

  • October 22nd: Male, 30 – Guest experienced chest pain after riding an attraction but didn’t confirm which one.
  • December 13th: Female, 44 – Gust experienced motion sickness after riding Despicable Me Minion Mayhem.

Islands of Adventure:

  • November 3rd: Female, 57 – Guest felt motion sickness after riding Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.
  • December 26th: Male, 78 – Guest suffered a knee injury after riding Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

Busch Gardens:

  • December 8th: Male, 67 – Guest felt bilateral knee pain on the train.

Source: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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