Central Florida Theme Park Injury Reports for 4th Quarter of 2018 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 2018) covers a total of 13 incidents/injuries: 4 belonging to Disney, 6 to Universal, 2 to SeaWorld, and 1 to Busch Gardens.

No injuries were reported for Legoland. Only incidents or illnesses resulting in a hospital stay of 24-hours or more and deaths are reported.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom:

  • October 25th: Female, 72 – Guest injured hip while exiting ride vehicle on Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin.
  • November 27th: Female, 58 – Guest felt dizzy after riding attraction.

Typhoon Lagoon:

  • November 20th: Male, 18 – Guest struck his head falling out of raft into catch pool on Miss Adventure Falls.
  • December 8th: Male, 44 – Guest’s arm was caught in conveyor belt during initial incline of Miss Adventure Falls, fractured arm and suffered injuries to neck and back.

Universal Orlando

Universal Studios:

  • October 16: Female, 41 – Guest felt dizziness on Revenge of the Mummy.
  • November 21st: Female, 34 – Guest experienced head pain on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit.
  • December 13th: Female, 35 – Guest experienced nausea on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit.
  • December 26th: Female, 38 – Guest had ankle pain at Fievel’s Playland.

Islands of Adventure:

Volcano Bay:

  • November 12th: Female, 11 – Guest experienced foot pain from Ko’okiri Body Plunge.


  • November 24th: Male, 51 – Guest felt nauseous and vomited after riding Mako.
  • December 28th: Female, 68 – Guest experienced hip pain while riding the Sea Carousel.

Busch Gardens

  • December 28th: Male, 53 – Guest had chest pains while riding Kumba.

Source: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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