Employee injury closes Dueling Dragons at Universal Orlando
Written by Robert Niles
A worker was injured at the Dueling Dragons roller coasters at Universal's Islands of Adventure before the park opened this morning. One report said the worker was struck by one of the cars, presumably on a morning test run.Tweet
The area around Dueling Dragons is a swarm of activity these days, as construction proceeds on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The Dragons coasters are rumored to close this fall to be rethemed as part of the new Harry Potter land.
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Update: The Sentinel updates with quotes from Universal spokesperson Tom Schroder: "It's too soon to share more information," Schroder told the paper. "We're doing everything we can to support our team member and his family."
"Our ride is safe," Schroder said in the story. "What happened this morning had nothing to do with the safety of the ride experience."
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