Accident at Cypress Gardens leaves boy hospitalized
Published: February 26, 2006 at 4:53 PM
A 12-15 year old boy fell out of the Triple Hurricane roller coaster when it was going around a turn at around 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006. He fell from a height of about 15 feet. He was airlifted to St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Tampa, where he was listed in serious condition with multiple injuries. -- Reported on February 26, 2006 by Betty Solbjor.
An investigation is underway. And, as always, the thoughts of the entire roller coaster and theme park fan community are surely with the victim and his family.