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Carowinds

85 Significant Injuries in 2014

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Afterburn

20

16 leg related injuries. Loss of feeling in legs. Riders had issues walking after ride. 4 riders blacked out.

Carolina Cobra

6

6 shoulder related injuries. Unlike last year, no neck related injuries reported. 7 disproven injuries due to preexisting injuries.

Carolina Cyclone

7

5 neck and 2 back related injuries.

Carolina Goldrusher

0

None

Flying Ace Aerial Chase

0

None

Hurler

9

5 back and 4 neck related injuries.

Intimidator

18

12 leg related injuries. Loss of feeling in legs. Riders had issues walking after ride. 6 riders blacked out. 12 disproven injuries due to preexisting injuries.

Lucy's Crabbie Cabbie

0

None

Nighthawk

11

6 riders blacked out (4 of those who blacked out also sustained a bloody nose). 5 chest injuries, which was accompanied by issues breathing.

Ricochet

2

2 neck related injuries.

Thunder Road

3

3 back related injuries.

Vortex

9

5 shoulder related injuries. 4 calf related injuries. Calf related injuries, according to riders, occurred during inversions.

Woodstock Express

0

None

 

79 Significant Injuries in 2013

15 Significant Injuries in 2012

25 Significant Injuries in 2011

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