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Unverified Injury Accidents at Theme and Amusement Parks

These incidents have been reported by Theme Park Insider's registered users, but they have not been confirmed yet by a second source at this time. Please read our Accident Watch page for information on how and why we are collecting this information.

The Mine Shaft at Six Flags Fiesta Texas
July 31, 2013
My 9 year son was riding the ride with his dad. The tube they were riding in flipped inside the ride. My son hit the side of the enclosed tube with his upper part of his mouth knocking him unconscious. Pushed two teeth up inside the gums and shattered the bone holding the teeth. When the accident occurred, there was no first aide given at the ride, his dad had to carry him to First Aide station and then drive him to emergency room. He has had to have surgeries and will have extensive repairs until he is 21. Fiesta Texas has refused to take any responsibility for the accident and has not even once check to see how my son is doing. -- Reported on July 31, 2013 by Joyce Aguilar.


The Mine Shaft at Six Flags Fiesta Texas
July 31, 2013
My 9 year son was riding the ride with his dad. The tube they were riding in flipped inside the ride. My son hit the side of the enclosed tube with his upper part of his mouth knocking him unconscious. Pushed two teeth up inside the gums and shattered the bone holding the teeth. When the accident occurred, there was no first aide given at the ride, his dad had to carry him to First Aide station and then drive him to emergency room. He has had to have surgeries and will have extensive repairs until he is 21. Fiesta Texas has refused to take any responsibility for the accident and has not even once check to see how my son is doing. -- Reported on July 31, 2013 by Joyce Aguilar.


Downhill Double Dipper at Blizzard Beach
August 20, 2012
Yesterday on 8/19/2012 i was injured on the double dip or ride when I crashed into the yellow barrier at the end of the pool that is meant to stop your for momentum. The impact was quite severe, I was taken the first aid after walking approximately 100-200 feet and passing out. there they called an ambulance and I was sent to the local hospital. There was determined and I was treated for whiplash and left major shoulder pain. I would have to say that with this speed in impact that was against the yellow barrier at the end of the ride that this ride is not particularly safe. I'm sure there's many circumstances that would have to be in place for this to happen again, but I also believe it's like a smooth rock skipping across the water. The bystanders which one being seven-year-old child and my wife were quite upset and scared especially after the events that unfolded leading up to my transportation to the ER. -- Reported on August 20, 2012 by daniel macleod.


Downhill Double Dipper at Blizzard Beach
August 20, 2012
Yesterday on 8/19/2012 i was injured on the double dip or ride when I crashed into the yellow barrier at the end of the pool that is meant to stop your for momentum. The impact was quite severe, I was taken the first aid after walking approximately 100-200 feet and passing out. there they called an ambulance and I was sent to the local hospital. There was determined and I was treated for whiplash and left major shoulder pain. I would have to say that with this speed in impact that was against the yellow barrier at the end of the ride that this ride is not particularly safe. I'm sure there's many circumstances that would have to be in place for this to happen again, but I also believe it's like a smooth rock skipping across the water. The bystanders which one being seven-year-old child and my wife were quite upset and scared especially after the events that unfolded leading up to my transportation to the ER. -- Reported on August 20, 2012 by daniel macleod.


Downhill Double Dipper at Blizzard Beach
August 20, 2012
Yesterday on 8/19/2012 i was injured on the double dip or ride when I crashed into the yellow barrier at the end of the pool that is meant to stop your for momentum. The impact was quite severe, I was taken the first aid after walking approximately 100-200 feet and passing out. there they called an ambulance and I was sent to the local hospital. There was determined and I was treated for whiplash and left major shoulder pain. I would have to say that with this speed in impact that was against the yellow barrier at the end of the ride that this ride is not particularly safe. I'm sure there's many circumstances that would have to be in place for this to happen again, but I also believe it's like a smooth rock skipping across the water. The bystanders which one being seven-year-old child and my wife were quite upset and scared especially after the events that unfolded leading up to my transportation to the ER. -- Reported on August 20, 2012 by daniel macleod.


Downhill Double Dipper at Blizzard Beach
August 20, 2012
Yesterday on 8/19/2012 i was injured on the double dip or ride when I crashed into the yellow barrier at the end of the pool that is meant to stop your for momentum. The impact was quite severe, I was taken the first aid after walking approximately 100-200 feet and passing out. there they called an ambulance and I was sent to the local hospital. There was determined and I was treated for whiplash and left major shoulder pain. I would have to say that with this speed in impact that was against the yellow barrier at the end of the ride that this ride is not particularly safe. I'm sure there's many circumstances that would have to be in place for this to happen again, but I also believe it's like a smooth rock skipping across the water. The bystanders which one being seven-year-old child and my wife were quite upset and scared especially after the events that unfolded leading up to my transportation to the ER. -- Reported on August 20, 2012 by daniel macleod.


Downhill Double Dipper at Blizzard Beach
August 20, 2012
Yesterday on 8/19/2012 i was injured on the double dip or ride when I crashed into the yellow barrier at the end of the pool that is meant to stop your for momentum. The impact was quite severe, I was taken the first aid after walking approximately 100-200 feet and passing out. there they called an ambulance and I was sent to the local hospital. There was determined and I was treated for whiplash and left major shoulder pain. I would have to say that with this speed in impact that was against the yellow barrier at the end of the ride that this ride is not particularly safe. I'm sure there's many circumstances that would have to be in place for this to happen again, but I also believe it's like a smooth rock skipping across the water. The bystanders which one being seven-year-old child and my wife were quite upset and scared especially after the events that unfolded leading up to my transportation to the ER. -- Reported on August 20, 2012 by daniel macleod.


Downhill Double Dipper at Blizzard Beach
August 20, 2012
Yesterday on 8/19/2012 i was injured on the double dip or ride when I crashed into the yellow barrier at the end of the pool that is meant to stop your for momentum. The impact was quite severe, I was taken the first aid after walking approximately 100-200 feet and passing out. there they called an ambulance and I was sent to the local hospital. There was determined and I was treated for whiplash and left major shoulder pain. I would have to say that with this speed in impact that was against the yellow barrier at the end of the ride that this ride is not particularly safe. I'm sure there's many circumstances that would have to be in place for this to happen again, but I also believe it's like a smooth rock skipping across the water. The bystanders which one being seven-year-old child and my wife were quite upset and scared especially after the events that unfolded leading up to my transportation to the ER. -- Reported on August 20, 2012 by daniel macleod.


Dominator at Kings Dominion
July 20, 2012
A guest was found unresponsive when the train returned to the station. Medical personal were called and the victim was transported to the hospital. It has been reported that the victim died after having a brain aneurysm burst. -- Reported on July 27, 2012 by Frank Forrester.


Dominator at Kings Dominion
July 20, 2012
A guest was found unresponsive when the train returned to the station. Medical personal were called and the victim was transported to the hospital. It has been reported that the victim died after having a brain aneurysm burst. -- Reported on July 27, 2012 by Frank Forrester.


Titan at Six Flags Over Texas
March 26, 2012
I rode it twice and experienced th "grey-out"/black-out". I've been researching it and basically its normal for it to happen but it is also avoidable. The highest g-force is reported to be at 4.6 g's and happens in the really tight horizontal turn just before the ride temporarily stops. Why do you think they have the small pause there? Basically because if the ride didn't the g-force would be to much for the average Joe. There is a way to avoid the grey-out. Try tensing up your abdominal muscles and your legs. This keeps the blood in your brain. -- Reported on March 26, 2012 by John Clark.


Hurler at Kings Dominion
September 10, 2011
This ride is not safe for kids... My daughter slammed her head into the side of the roller coaster and now has a black eye. I was surprised that the the staff did not have a first aid kit available. Their best solution was to walk to the entrance of the park for assistance. -- Reported on September 19, 2011 by Brian McClellan.


Dragon Challenge at Universal's Islands of Adventure
August 16, 2011
2 people during separate occasions within a two week time period got injured on the Dragon Challenge Coaster. The first guest two weeks ago said he is now blind in his right eye after something flew into his eye while experiencing the coaster. Another guest now reports that he was bleeding after having had something hit him in the foot, arm, and face after being on the coaster. -- Reported on August 16, 2011 by Domenik Jost.


Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland
August 15, 2011
My little four year old girl fell forward and cut her lip on the bar in front of her. Our boat that we were riding on bump the boat in front us and the boat behind us bump our boat from behind and she feel forward. There are no seat belts on this ride or no signs warning that the boats will hit each other. -- Reported on August 26, 2011 by Leo LaClair.


Intimidator 305 at Kings Dominion
August 2, 2011
I rode the Intimidator 305 at Kings Dominion, Doswell, Va on 08-01-2011. I enjoy rollercoasters very much and I love Kings Dominion. However, after the first drop on I305, I lost consciousness. I did not wake up till the end of the ride with my 15-year-old daughter screaming beside me to wake up. She told me that my eyes were rolled back and I was slumped over. My neck and back are very sore from this. My neck was slumped over for the majority of the ride. A couple behind me also saw me slumped over and could hear my daughter screaming at me during the ride. This is a very intense ride and now my back and neck are hurt. -- Reported on August 2, 2011 by Traci Lease.


Déjà Vu at Six Flags Magic Mountain
July 21, 2011
I was visiting Magic Mountain with my boyfriend and having a BLAST! On the Dejavu ride my foot came forward from the initial drop and hit the car in front of us just as the car was making a right turn loop upside down. The car torque twisted my ankle severely. I blacked out from the pain mixed with the centrifugal force of the ride mixed with the fear that my ankle might be hanging by a thread. I came to as the ride stopped and stepped down to find my ankle supported. It was the last ride of the day, so my boyfriend carried me to the car after. The next day the ankle was swollen/black and blue/and couldn't bear my weight. I still can't walk on it 4 days later. I have no idea what to do. This has never happened to me. I've never sprained my ankle before, and to have it destroyed by a machine is disheartening. -- Reported on July 21, 2011 by Savannah Ward.

Follow-ups:

I put the wrong date, it happened July 17, 2011. -- Reported on July 21, 2011 by Savannah Ward.


GhostRider at Knott's Berry Farm
July 14, 2011
The first time I went on ghostrider was about 4 years ago and I said I would never go on it again,because my seatbel came unhooked during the ride.well we now have season pass's and on 7/14/2011 I went with my daugher and she begged me to go on ghostrider so ya I did,so I get on the ride and this time the safety bar doesn't go down so the worker walks by andgets a screw driver and pokes it in a hole to make it go down.after the ride was over and as I was exiting I noticed the workers on the ghostrider ride all caryy screwdrivers with them really is that ride really that safe? Don't go on it!!!!! -- Reported on July 17, 2011 by vanessa rodriguez.


Tatsu at 6 Flags Magic Mountain
July 5, 2011
Some "major event" happend at 6 Flags Magic Mountain on the evening of 07/05/11 which shut down the Tatsu ride at least for 07/06/11 when we visited. Anyone know what that is about? -- Reported on July 7, 2011 by Allan Znarfski.


carousel at magic kingdom
June 18, 2011
I was on the inside horse-got down off horse took 1 step toward my left-fell off platform did not see that the platform was not even all the way across stepped off the platform and fell. Taken by ambulance to hosp. Had a cracked rib. spent my vacation in room. -- Reported on July 26, 2011 by linda helms.


It's Tough to Be a Bug! at Disney's Animal Kingdom
June 15, 2011
While walking to see the show we were following the roped walkway my wife was carrying our 1 year old grandson when she tripped over a raised crack that was sticking up over 1/2 an inch. She protected the baby with her hands but her hands and face hit the concrete,cutting her nose and hands. Disneys EMS was called and rendered first aid They stopped the bleeding and gave her a chit for a new shirt and pair of shorts. About an hour latter her nose started to bleed again, We went to first aid station again they could not get her noise to stop bleeding and had to take her to Celebaration Hosp. Now we are getting bill for the accident, we lost the use of our tickets and our Grand Children were very upset. Disney will not even answer our e-mails what a way to run a business!! They should keep there property in proper operating condition -- Reported on July 15, 2011 by David Gilmore.



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