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-A-


Adventureland, Des Moines, Iowa, USA


 

 

-B-

Beech Bend, Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA

Belmont Park, San Diego, California, USA

Buffalo Bill's Resort and Casino, Primm, Nevada, USA

Busch Gardens Tampa, Florida, USA

Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

 

-C-

California's Great America, Santa Clara, California, USA

Canada's Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

Canobie Lake Park, Salem, New Hampshire, USA

Carowinds, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio, USA

Cliff's Amusement Park, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

 

 

-D-

Darien Lake, Darien Center, New York, USA

Disney California Adventure Park, Anaheim, California, USA

Disney's Animal Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Disney's Epcot, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Disney's Magic Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Disneyland, Anaheim, California, USA

Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA

Dorney Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA

-E-

Elitch Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA

-F-

None

 

-G-

Great Escape, Lake George, New York, USA

-H-

Holiday World, Santa Claus, Indiana, USA

Hersheypark, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA

 

-I-

Indiana Beach, Monticello, Indiana, USA

-J-

None

-K-

Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah, Texas, USA

Kennywood Park, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA

Kings Dominion, Doswell, Virginia, USA

Kings Island, Mason, Ohio, USA

Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park, California, USA

-L-

Lake Compounce, Bristol, Connecticut, USA

Legoland California, Carlsbad, California, USA

Legoland Florida, Winter Haven, Florida, USA

Luna Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA

 

-M-

Magic Springs & Crystal Falls, Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA

Michigan's Adventure, Muskegon, Michigan, USA

Morey's Piers, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA

Mount Olympus, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA

-N-

New York, New York Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Nickelodeon Universe, Bloomington, Minnesota, USA

 

-O-

None

-P-

None

-Q-

None

-R-

None

-S-

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, California, USA

SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, Florida, USA

SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego, California, USA

SeaWorld Texas, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Silver Dollar City, Branson, Missouri, USA

Silverwood, Athol, Idaho, USA

Six Flags America, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, USA

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, California, USA

Six Flags Fiesta Texas, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey, USA

Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois, USA

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, California, USA

Six Flags New England, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA

Six Flags Over Georgia, Austell, Georgia, USA

Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, Texas, USA

Six Flags St. Louis, Eureka, Missouri, USA

-T-

None

 

 

-U-

Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, California, USA

Universal Studios Islands of Adventure, Orlando, Florida, USA

-V-

Valleyfair!, Shakopee, Minnesota, USA

 

 

-W-

Waldameer Amusement Park, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

Worlds of Fun, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

 

 -X-, -Y-, and -Z-

None


 Adventureland

9 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Notes

Dragon

None.

Outlaw

3 back related and 2 neck related

Tornado

4 back related. Riders sitting in back of roller coaster car.

Underground

None.

 

8 Significant Injuries in 2012

7 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Beechbend

17 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Notes

Kentucky Rumbler

11 back and 4 neck related injuries. 3 disproven injuries due to riders with preexisting injuries

Wild Mouse

2 neck related injuries

 

7 Significant Injuries in 2012

6 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Belmont Park

5 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Giant Dipper

5

3 back and 2 neck related injuries.

 

8 Significant Injuries in 2012

4 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Buffalo Bills

18 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Desperado

18

15 back related injuries. 3 burn to the leg type injuries. 7 disproven injuries due to heat related issues.

 

17 Significant Injuries in 2012

4 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Busch Gardens - Tampa

46 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Air Grover

0

None

Cheetah Hunt

3

3 neck related injuries. 5 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

Gwazi

19

10 back and 9 neck related injuries.

Kumba

0

None

Montu

10

10 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride.

Sand Serpent

4

4 neck related injuries.

Scorpion

3

3 neck related injuries.

SheiKra

7

7 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride.

 

17 Significant Injuries in 2012

20 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Busch Gardens - Williamsburg

35 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Alpengeist

20

16 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride. 4 black outs. 7 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Apollo's Chariot

4

4 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs. Had issues walking.

Griffon

6

6 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking.

Grover's Alpine Express

0

None

Loch Ness Monster

5

3 neck and 2 shoulder related injuries.

Verbolten

0

7 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

 

8 Significant Injuries in 2012

8 Significant Injuries in 2011

 California's Great America

40 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Demon

4

2 neck and 2 shoulder related injuries

Flight Deck

15

11 leg related injuries. Riders difficulty walking after ride. 4 neck related injuries. 5 injuries disproven due to previous medical issues.

Gold Striker

5

3 neck and 2 back related injuries. 7 injuries disproven due to heat related issues as well as previous medical conditions.

Grizzly

7

7 back related injuries.

Psycho Mouse

2

2 neck related injuries.

Taxi Jam

0

None

Vortex

7

7 calf related injuries. 3 injuries disproven due to previous injuries.

Woodstock's Express

0

None

 

20 Significant Injuries in 2012

17 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Canada's Wonderland

52 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Back Lot Stunt Coaster

0

None.

Bat

4

2 neck and 2 shoulder related injuries.

Behemoth

9

7 leg related injuries. Riders had issues walking after getting off ride. 2 riders blacked out. 7 disproven injuries due to riders with heat related issues.

Dragon Fire

3

3 shoulder related injuries.

Flight Deck

9

7 neck related injuries. 2 shoulder related injuries.

Fly

0

None.

Ghoster Coaster

4

4 back related injuries.

Leviathan

12

9 leg related injuries. Riders had issues walking after getting off ride. 3 riders blacked out after getting off of ride. 10 disproven injuries due to preexisting medical conditions and heat related issues.

Mighty Canadian Minebuster

3

2 back related injuries. 1 neck related injury.

Silver Streak

0

None

SkyRider

8

5 leg related injuries. 3 shoulder related injuries.

Taxi Jam

0

None.

Thunder Run

0

None.

 

10 Significant Injuries in 2012

21 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Canobie Lake

5 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Canobie Corkscrew

2

2 neck related injuries

Dragon

0

None.

Untamed

0

None

Yankee Cannonball

3

3 back related injuries

 

3 Significant Injuries in 2012

3 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Carowinds

79 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Afterburn

15

13 leg related injuries. Loss of feeling in legs. Riders had issues walking after ride. 2 riders blacked out. 7 disproven injuries due to riders with medical and heat related issues.

Carolina Cobra

9

6 neck and 3 shoulder related injuries.

Carolina Cyclone

4

4 shoulder related injuries.

Carolina Goldrusher

0

None

Flying Ace Aerial Chase

0

None

Hurler

13

8 back and 5 neck related injuries.

Intimidator

12

9 leg related injuries. Loss of feeling in legs. Riders had issues walking after ride. 3 riders blacked out.

Lucy's Crabbie Cabbie

0

None

Nighthawk

3

3 riders with abdominal type injuries. Multiple riders mentioned bloody noses after riding roller coaster. Riders, however, could not give a possible safety issue with ride. Many believe it had to due with lying position and waiting to get off ride in summer heat.

Ricochet

4

4 neck related injuries. Riders were parents riding with children.

Thunder Road

7

7 back related injuries. 4 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

Vortex

12

7 shoulder related injuries. 5 calf related injuries.

Woodstock Express

0

None

 

15 Significant Injuries in 2012

25 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Cedar Point

92 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Blue Streak

0

None

Cedar Creek Mine Ride

0

None

Corkscrew

3

3 shoulder related injuries

GateKeeper

4

4 riders blacked out. 2 disproven injuries due to medical issues.

Gemini

2

2 back related injuries. 8 disproven injuries due to medical issues.

Iron Dragon

0

None

Jr. Gemini

0

None

Magnum XL-200

18

15 neck related injuries. 3 back related injuries. All 18 riders mentioned ride was rough and seemed to shake a lot with a painful type vibration.

Mantis

10

5 neck and 5 calf related injuries.

Maverick

15

15 neck related injuries.

Mean Streak

11

6 back and 5 neck related injuries.

Millennium Force

3

3 abdominal related injuries.

Raptor

14

14 leg related injuries. Riders had difficulty walking after ride.

Top Thrill Dragster

7

7 neck related injuries. 4 disproven due to medical issues.

Wicked Twister

5

5 neck related injuries

Woodstock Express

0

None

 

45 Significant Injuries in 2012

37 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Cliff's Amusement Park 10 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Galaxi

2

1 neck and 1 back related injury

New Mexico Rattler

8

5 back and 3 neck related injuries

 

5 Significant Injuries in 2012

4 Significant Injuries in 2011 

 Darien Lake

25 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Boomerang Coast to Coaster

7

5 neck and 2 shoulder related injuries.

Mind Eraser

8

4 ears and 4 neck related injuries.

Moto Coaster

0

None.

Predator

7

5 back and 2 neck related injuries. 3 injuries disproven due to riders with previous medical issues.

Ride of Steel

0

13 injuries disproven due to medical and heat related issues.

Viper

3

3 neck related injuries.

 

26 Significant Injuries in 2012

28 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Disney California Adventure Park

33 Significant Injuries in 2013 

Ride

Injuries

Notes

California Screamin'

13

7 neck and 6 back related injuries. 9 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

Goofy's Sky School 8 5 neck related and 3 back related injuries. 7 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.
Radiator Springs Racers 4 4 back related injuries. 14 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

The Twilight Zone - Tower of Terror

8

4 neck and 4 back related injuries. 7 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

 

10 Significant Injuries in 2012

5 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Disney's Animal Kingdom

41 Significant Injuries in 2013 

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Expedition Everest

9

6 neck and 3 back related injuries. 4 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Dinosaur

21

13 back and 8 neck related injuries. 4 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Primeval Whirl – Both Sides

11

11 neck related injuries. 10 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

 

24 Significant Injuries in 2012

39 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Disney's EPCOT

24 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Mission Space

19

14 riders exited ride with blurry vision and issues walking. 5 riders blacked out on ride.

Soarin’

0

None. 4 reports of riders who had panic attack on ride. 2 who had breathing issues. All due to previous medical issues.

Test Track

5

5 back related injuries. 5 disproven injuries due to riders riding with previous medical conditions.

 

10 Significant Injuries in 2012

0 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Disney's Hollywood Studios

42 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Rock 'n' Roller Coaster

12

7 neck and 4 shoulder related injuries.

Star Tours

22

15 back and 7 neck related injuries. 12 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

The Twilight Zone - Tower of Terror

8

8 neck related injuries. 22 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

 

14 Significant Injuries in 2012

6 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Disney's Magic Kingdom

17 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

5

5 back related injuries. 11 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Space Mountain

4

4 back related injuries. 8 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Splash Mountain

8

8 trip and fall related injuries.

 

8 Significant Injuries in 2012

9 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Disneyland

77 Significant Injuries in 2013 

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

0

None

Gadget's Go Coaster

5

5 shoulder related injuries. Parents riding with child.

Indiana Jones Adventure 54 33 neck and 21 back related injuries.

Matterhorn Bobsleds

3

3 back related injuries. 10 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Space Mountain 10 6 shoulder and 4 back related injuries.

Splash Mountain

5

5 trip and fall related injuries.

 

59 Significant Injuries in 2012

53 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Dollywood

30 Significant Injuries in 2013 

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Blazing Fury

0

None.

Mystery Mine

11

7 back and 4 neck related injuries.

Tennessee Tornado

6

4 shoulder and 2 neck related injuries.

Thunderhead

9

5 back and 4 neck related injuries. 11 injuries disproven due to riders with preexisting medical issues.

Wild Eagle

4

4 leg related injuries. Riders loss of feeling legs after getting off of ride with difficulty walking.

 

25 Significant Injuries in 2012

19 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Dorney Park

35 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Hydra the Revenge

5

5 leg related injuries. Riders with loss of feeling in their legs.

Possessed

5

5 neck related injuries.

Steel Force

0

5 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical conditions as well as heat related issues.

Stinger

4

4 neck related injuries.

Talon

17

17 leg related injuries. Riders difficulty walking after ride as well as loss of feeling in their legs.

Thunderhawk

0

None

Wild Mouse

4

4 neck related injuries. Parents and in one case, grandparent, riding with child/grandchild.

Woodstock's Express

0

None

 

8 Significant Injuries in 2012

22 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Elitch Gardens 22 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Blazin' Buckaroo

0

None

Boomerang

7

4 neck related injuries and 3 shoulder related injuries

Half Pipe

0

3 disproven due to riders with previous medical condition. Disproven injuries do not count towards total.

Mind Eraser

7

4 neck related injuries and 3 ear related injuries.

Sidewinder

4

2 ear related injuries and 2 neck related injuries.

Twister II

4

4 back related injuries. 7 disproven injuries due to ride4rs with previous medical condition.

 

12 Significant Injuries in 2012

8 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Great Escape (Six Flags Park)

15 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Alpine Bobsled

0

None

Boomerang Coast to Coaster

7

7 neck related injuries

Canyon Blaster

0

None

Comet

5

5 back related injuries

Frankie's Mine Train

0

None

Steamin' Demon

3

2 neck related injuries and 1 shoulder related injury.

 

9 Significant Injuries in 2012

12 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Holiday World

25 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Legend

6

4 neck and 2 back related injuries.

Raven

9

5 back and 4 neck related injuries.

Voyage

18

11 back and 7 neck related injuries.

 

22 Significant Injuries in 2012

25 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Hershey Park

24 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Comet

0

None

Fahrenheit

0

None

Great Bear

9

9 leg related. Riders loss of feeling in their legs. Size of rider did not appear to be the issue with this common type of issue with this type of ride.

Lightning Racer

4

2 neck and 2 back related injuries.

Sidewinder

0

None

Skyrush

0

5 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Sooperdooperlooper

0

None

Storm Runner

5

5 neck related injuries.

Trailblazer

0

None

Wild Mouse

3

3 neck related injuries

Wildcat

3

3 back related injuries. 4 disproven due to riders with previous medical issues.

 

19 Significant Injuries in 2012

13 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Indiana Beach
26 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Cornball Express

5

5 back related injuries. Riders sitting in back of train. 4 disproven injuries due to riders riding with preexisting back and neck issues.

Galaxi

0

None.

Hoosier Hurricane

7

7 back related injuries.

Lost Coaster of Superstition Mountain

0

None.

Steel Hawg

14

5 back related injuries. 5 shoulder related injuries which riders attributed to restraints. 4 neck related injuries. 4 disproven injuries due to riders with preexisting medical conditions.

Tig'rr Coaster

0

None.

 

11 Significant Injuries in 2012

6 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Kemah Boardwalk 25 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Boardwalk Bullet

25

13 back related. 7 neck related. 5 misc. related (bit lip, blurry vision, 3 riders blacked out). 5 injuries disproven due to riders with previous back and neck problems as well riders with heat related issues. 

 

28 Significant Injuries in 2012

17 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Kennywood 16 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Exterminator

0

None

Jack Rabbit

2

2 back related injuries. 5 disproven due to riders with previous back issues.

Lil' Phantom

0

None

Phantom's Revenge

5

5 back related injuries.

Racer

2

2 neck related injuries.

Sky Rocket

7

7 neck related injuries.

Thunderbolt

0

None

 

7 Significant Injuries in 2012 

5 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Kings Dominion

75 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Anaconda

9

6 neck and 3 shoulder related injuries.

Avalanche

0

None

Back Lot Stunt Coaster

0

None

Dominator

10

7 leg related. Riders issues walking after ride, loss of feeling in legs. 3 riders blacked out. 6 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

Flight of Fear

2

2 neck related injuries. 4 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Great Pumpkin Coaster

0

None

Grizzly

5

5 back related injuries.

Hurler

8

6 back and 2 neck related injuries.

Intimidator 305

11

11 black outs. 15 disproven injuries due to heat and riders with previous medical issues.

Rebel Yell

7

5 back and 2 neck related injuries.

Ricochet

5

3 neck and 2 back injuries. 4 disproven due to riders with previous medical issues.

Shockwave

14

5 neck and 4 shoulder related injuries. 5 calf related injuries.

Volcano, The Blast Coaster

4

4 neck related injuries. 5 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

Woodstock Express

0

None

 

25 Significant Injuries in 2012

52 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Kings Island

45 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Adventure Express

0

None

Backlot Stunt Coaster

0

None

Bat

0

3 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

Beast

13

8 back and 5 neck related injuries.

Diamondback

2

2 legs related. Issues walking after ride -- loss of feeling in legs. 5 disproven injuries due to medical issues.

Firehawk

5

3 chest related injuries. 2 riders blacked out. 8 disproven injuries due to heat.

Flight of Fear

4

4 neck related injuries.

Flying ACE Aerial Chase

0

None

Great Pumpkin Coaster

0

None

Invertigo

7

5 neck and 2 shoulder related injuries.

Racer

7

7 back related injuries. 5 disproven injuries due to riders with medical issues.

Vortex

7

4 shoulder and 3 neck related injuries.

Woodstock Express

0

None

 

15 Significant Injuries in 2012

18 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Knott's Berry Farm

138 Significant Injuries in 2013 knotts

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Boomerang

11

7 neck and 4 back related injuries.

Coast Rider

3

3 neck related injuries. 5 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

GhostRider

74

35 neck and 22 back related injuries. 12 stomach related injuries. 5 black outs.

Jaguar!

4

4 back related injuries. 7 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Montezooma's Revenge

10

6 neck and 4 back related injuries.

Pony Express

0

None

Sierra Sidewinder

7

5 neck and 2 back related injuries.

Silver Bullet

20

12 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride. 5 black outs. 3 neck related injuries.

Timberline Twister

0

None

Xcelerator

9

9 neck related injuries.

 

87 Significant Injuries in 2012

77 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Lake Compounce 21 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Boulder Dash

9

9 back related. 5 disproven injuries due to riders with preexisting back problems.

Kiddie Coaster

0

None.

Wildcat

2

2 back related. Both were older riders (50+ years of age).

Zoomerang

10

8 neck related and 2 back related injuries

 

5 Significant Injuries in 2012

9 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Legoland - California 7 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Coastersaurus

0

None

Dragon

0

None

Technic Coaster

7

5 back and 2 neck related injuries

 

12 Significant Injuries in 2012

2 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Legoland - Florida

20 Significant Injuries in 2013 (1st year tracking park)

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Coastersaurus

6

4 back and 2 neck related injuries.

Dragon

0

None

Flying School

0

None

Lego Technic Test Track

14

9 neck and 5 back related injuries.

 Luna Park

45 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Circus Coaster

0

None

Cyclone

39

22 neck related injuries and 17 back related injuries. Not one injury disproven. Furthermore, of the 39 injuries, 37 of them occurred to riders in the last two rows of the train.    

Tickler

6

3 back and 3 neck related injuries

 

38 Significant Injuries in 2012

19 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Magic Springs 16 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Arkansas Twister

7

5 back and 2 neck related injuries.

Big Bad John

0

None

Diamond Mine Run

0

None

Gauntlet

9

5 neck and 4 back related injuries

X Coaster

0

11 disproven due to riders with previous back and neck conditions. 

 

13 Significant Injuries in 2012

7 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Michigan's Adventure

37 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Big Dipper

0

None.

Corkscrew

9

5 neck and 4 head related injuries. Head related injuries

Mad Mouse

3

3 neck related injuries

Shivering Timbers

12

12 back related injuries.

Thunderhawk

13

7 neck and 6 shoulder related injuries.

Wolverine Wildcat

0

None.

Zach's Zoomer

0

None.

 

19 Significant Injuries in 2012

14 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Morey's Piers

13 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Doo Wopper

0

2 disproven due to previous injury.

Flitzer

0

None

Fly the Great Nor'Easter

4

4 neck related injuries.

Great White

4

4 back related injuries. 2 disproven due to previous medical issues.

Rollies Coaster

0

None

Sea Serpent

5

3 shoulder and 2 neck related injuries.

 

5 Significant Injuries in 2012

8 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Mount Olympus

49 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Cyclops

5

5 back related injuries

Hades 360

17

9 back and 8 neck related injuries. 5 injuries disproven due to riders with previous medical issues. 4 disproven injuries due to heat related issues.

Little Titans

0

None

Opa 5 5 neck related injuries.

Pegasus

10

5 back and 5 neck. Riders mentioned uncomfortable ride towards the back of the train. 4 injuries were disproven due to riders with previous back issues.

Zeus

12

10 neck and 2 back related injuries.

 

31 Total Injuries in 2012 

19 Total Injuries in 2011

 New York New York

120 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Roller Coaster

120

45 neck and 39 back related injuries. 22 black outs. 14 shoulder related injuries. 4 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

 

90 Significant Injuries in 2012

57 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Nickelodeon Universe

14 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Avatar Airbender

0

5 disproven injuries due to riders with previous neck and shoulder related issues.

Back at the Barnyard Hayride

0

None.

Fairly Odd Coaster

7

7 neck related injuries. 3 disproven injuries due to riders with previous neck issues.

Pepsi Orange Streak

0

None.

SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge

7

3 neck related injuries. 2 back related injuries.  2 shoulder related injuries.

 

8 Significant Injuries in 2012

9 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

14 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Giant Dipper

12

10 back related and 2 neck related

Sea Serpent

0

None.

Undertow

2

2 neck related. 3 due to previous back problems. Guests ignored warning signs.

 

4 Significant Injuries in 2012

5 Significant Injuries in 2011 

 SeaWorld - Orlando

34 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Journey to Atlantis

4

4 slip and fall related injuries.

Kraken

15

13 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride. 2 neck related injuries. 5 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues. 

Manta

12

7 blacked out. 5 chest related injuries with issues breathing. 8 disproven injuries due to heat and/or previous medical issues.

Shamu Express

3

3 shoulder related injuries. Parents riding with child.

 

18 Significant Injuries in 2012

8 Significant Injuries in 2011

 SeaWorld - San Diego

5 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Manta

5

3 neck and 2 back related injuries. 3 injuries disproven due to riders with preexisting medical issues. 

Journey to Atlantis

0

None

 

5 Significant Injuries in 2012

0 Significant Injuries in 2011

 SeaWorld - San Antonio

11 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Great White

11

11 leg related injuries. Riders losing feeling in their legs. Issue walking after ride. Subsides after 10 or so minutes. Size of rider does not appear to be the issue.

Journey to Atlantis

0

None

Shamu Express

0

None

Steel Eel

0

None

 

17 Significant Injuries in 2012

19 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Silver Dollar City 19 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Grand Exposition Coaster

0

None.

Outlaw Run

11

6 neck related injuries. 3 back related injuries. 2 riders blacked out on ride.

Powder Keg: A Blast in the Wilderness

3

3 back related injuries. 5 disproven due to riders with previous medical issues. All 5 were grandparents (2 female and 3 males) riding with grandchild.

Thunderation

0

None

Wildfire

5

3 leg and 2 shoulder related injuries.

 

14 Significant Injuries in 2012

 5 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Silverwood

29 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Aftershock

9

5 shoulder related injuries. 2 neck related injuries. 2 chest related injuries.

Corkscrew

7

5 ear related injuries. 2 neck related injuries. Ear related injuries including temporary loss of hearing as well ear bruising due to striking head against restraint during ride.

Timber Terror

4

4 back related injuries.

Tiny Toot

0

None.

Tremors

9

5 back and 4 neck related injuries.

 

10 Significant Injuries in 2012 

11 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Six Flags America

57 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Apocalypse

16

8 calf related injuries. 5 leg related -- loss of feeling in legs after riding ride. 3 neck related injuries. 4 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

Batwing

7

4 chest related injuries. 3 black outs. 11 disproven injuries due to heat and previous medical issues.

Great Chase

2

2 shoulder related injuries. Both riders, were riding with their children.

Joker's Jinx

8

5 neck and 3 back related injuries.

Mind Eraser

9

7 neck related and 2 ear related injuries.

Roar

11

8 back and 3 neck related injuries.

Superman - Ride Of Steel

0

5 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

Wild One

4

4 back related injuries.

 

29 Significant Injuries in 2012

11 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

64 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Boomerang Coast to Coaster

11

8 neck and 3 shoulder related injuries.

Cobra

0

None

Kong

18

11 neck and 4 shoulder related injuries. 3 ear related injuries.

Medusa

7

7 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride.

Roadrunner Express

0

None

Roar

16

10 neck and 6 back related injuries. 7 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Superman Ultimate Flight

8

5 neck related injuries. 3 stomach related injuries. 2 separate riders indicated being struck so hard in the stomach by the lap bar during the ride that they vomited once off.

V2: Vertical Velocity

4

4 neck related injuries. 3 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

 

43 Significant Injuries in 2012

52 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Six Flags Fiesta Texas

56 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Boomerang

9

7 neck and 2 shoulder related injuries.

Goliath

13

10 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride. 3 neck related injuries.

Iron Rattler

17

17 neck related injuries. 8 injuries disproven due to heat related illness and previous medical issues.

Kiddee Koaster

0

None

Pandemonium

5

5 neck related injuries. 5 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

Poltergeist

6

6 neck related injuries.

Road Runner Express

0

None

Superman Krypton Coaster

6

6 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride.

 

33 Significant Injuries in 2012

29 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Six Flags Great Adventure

73 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Batman The Ride

17

11 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride. 4 black outs. 2 neck related injuries.

Bizarro

8

8 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride.

Blackbeard's Lost Treasure Train

0

None

Dark Knight

5

5 back related injuries.

El Toro

5

5 back related injuries. 7 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Green Lantern

10

6 neck related injuries. 4 calf related injuries.

Kingda Ka

4

4 neck related injuries. 15 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Nitro

7

8 leg related Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride. 8 disproven injuries due to riders with previous medical issues.

Road Runner Railway

0

None

Runaway Mine Train

0

None

Skull Mountain

0

None

Superman - Ultimate Flight

17

 8 blacked out, 4 with bloody noses. 5 chest related -- issues breathing. 4 disproven injuries due to heat and/or previous medical issues.

 

33 Significant Injuries in 2012

49 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Six Flags Great America

71 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

American Eagle

7

7 back related injuries.

Batman The Ride

18

11 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride. 7 neck related injuries (ride traveling backwards)

Dark Knight

5

5 neck related injuries.

Demon

4

2 neck and 2 shoulder related injuries.

Little Dipper

3

3 back related. Parents/grandparents riding ride.

Raging Bull

6

6 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride.

Spacely's Sprocket Rockets

0

None.

Superman - Ultimate Flight

11

5 blacked out, 3 with bloody noses. 3 chest related -- issues breathing. 11 disproven injuries due to heat and/or previous medical issues.

Vertical Velocity

4

4 neck related injuries.

Viper

9

9 back related injuries.

Whizzer

0

None

X-Flight

4

4 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride.

 

42 Significant Injuries in 2012

43 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Six Flags Magic Mountain

269 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Apocalypse the Ride

17

10 neck and 7 back related injuries.

Batman The Ride

18

14 leg related injuries. Loss of feeling in legs. Riders had issues walking after ride. 4 riders blacked out. 11 disproven injuries due to riders with medical and heat related issues.

Canyon Blaster

0

None.

Colossus

19

11 back and 8 neck related injuries.

Full Throttle

3

3 neck related. 9 disproven injuries due to riders with medical and heat related issues

Gold Rusher

0

None.

Goliath

27

22 black outs. 5 neck related injuries. 18 disproven injuries due to riders with medical and heat related issues.

Green Lantern: First Flight

39

22 neck related injuries. 11 shoulder related injuries. 6 black outs.

Magic Flyer

0

None.

Ninja

0

None.

Revolution

18

9 neck and 9 shoulder related injuries

Riddler's Revenge

24

14 leg related injuries. 7 shoulder related injuries. 3 back related injuries. 8 disproven injuries due to riders with medical and heat related issues.

Road Runner Express 0 None.
Scream 11 7 shoulder and 4 neck related injuries.

Superman: Escape

From Crypton

3 3 neck related injuries.
Tatsu 33 24 blacked out. 9 chest related injuries. 18 disproven injuries due to riders with medical and heat related issues.
Viper 18 11 neck and 7 shoulder related injuries.
X2 39 17 chest and 15 shoulder related injuries. 7 neck related injuries. 11 disproven injuries due to riders with medical and heat related issues.

 

72 Significant Injuries in 2012

86 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Six Flags New England

92 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Batman - The Dark Knight

8

8 leg related injuries. Riders had loss of feeling in their legs.

Bizarro

0

4 disproven due to previous medical issues.

Catwoman's Whip

0

None

Cyclone

56

33 back and 23 neck related injuries.

Flashback

4

2 shoulder and 2 neck related injuries.

Goliath

11

4 chest related injuries. 4 neck related injuries. 3 shoulder related injuries.

Gotham City Gauntlet Escape from Arkham Asylum

2

2 neck related injuries.

Great Chase

0

None

Mind Eraser

5

5 neck related injuries.

Pandemonium

6

6 neck related injuries. Parents who rode with children. 11 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

Thunderbolt

0

None

 

60 Significant Injuries in 2012

53 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Six Flags Over Georgia

75 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Batman The Ride

14

14 leg related. Riders mentioning loss of feeling in their legs after riding. 18 disproven due to dehydration and previous medical conditions.

Dahlonega Mine Train

0

None

Dare Devil Dive

3

3 neck related injuries.

Georgia Cyclone

5

5 back related injuries. 4 disproven due to riders with medical conditions.

Georgia Scorcher

4

4 leg related injuries.

Goliath

3

3 riders reported blacking out. 13 disproven due to heat related issues.

Great American Scream Machine

6

6 back related injuries.

Mind Bender

0

None.

Ninja

33

27 neck related injuries. 6 ear related injuries.

Superman - Ultimate Flight

7

7 riders reported blacking out. 3 of those riders had bloody noses at end of ride.

Wile E. Coyote Canyon Blaster

0

None

 

55 Significant Injuries in 2012

63 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Six Flags Over Texas

104 Significant Injuries in 2013

Name

Injuries

Notes

Batman The Ride

13

7 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride. 3 black outs. 3 neck related injuries. 11 disproven injuries due to heat and/or previous medical issues.

Judge Roy Scream

10

7 back and 3 neck related injuries. 5 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

La Vibora

0

None

Mini Mine Train

0

None

Mr. Freeze Reverse Blast

7

4 neck and 3 back related injuries.

New Texas Giant

44

28 neck related injuries. 15 back related injuries. 1 death. 78 disproven injuries due to heat and/or previous medical issues.

Pandemonium

8

8 neck related injuries.

Runaway Mine Train

0

None

Runaway Mountain

0

None

Shock Wave

5

5 neck related injuries.

Titan

17

17 black outs. 29 disproven injuries due to heat and/or previous medical issues.

Wile E. Coyote's Grand Canyon Blaster

0

None

 

71 Significant Injuries in 2012

48 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Six Flags St. Louis

66 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

American Thunder

7

4 neck and 3 back related injuries. 4 disproven due to previous medical issues

Batman The Ride

17

17 leg related injuries. Loss of feeling in legs and issue walking after ride. 3 disproven due to riders with previous medical conditions.

Boomerang

4

2 neck and 2 shoulder related injuries.

Boss

15

10 back and 5 neck related injuries.

Mr. Freeze Reverse Blast

5

3 neck and 2 shoulder related injuries.

Ninja

12

5 neck related injuries. 4 shoulder related injuries. 3 riders blacked out. 5 disproven injuries due to heat related issues.

Pandemonium

2

2 neck related injuries. 9 disproven due to riders with previous medical conditions. 4 who were parents riding with child so they did not ride alone.

River King Mine Train

0

None

Screamin' Eagle

4

4 back related injuries.

 

41 Significant Injuries in 2012

58 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Universal Studios - Orlando

50 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem

3

3 neck related injuries.

Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit

7

5 back and 2 neck related injuries.

Men in Black Alien Attack 0 None
The Simpsons Ride 19 10 back and 9 neck related injuries.
Transformers: The Ride 3-D 13 8 neck and 5 back related injuries.

Revenge of the Mummy

5

5 neck related injuries.

Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster

3

3 shoulder related injuries. Parents riding with child.

 

19 Significant Injuries in 2012

22 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Universal Studios - Hollywood

35 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Jurassic Park The Ride 5 5 trip and fall related injuries.

Revenge of the Mummy

17

13 neck and 4 back related injuries. 8 disproven injuries due to heat and/or previous medical issues.

The Simpsons Ride 11 9 neck and 2 back related injuries.
Transformers: The Ride 3-D 2 2 back related injuries. 18 disproven injuries due to heat and/or previous medical issues.

 

33 Significant Injuries in 2012

43 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Universal Islands of Adventure

69 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Dragon Challenge

26

15 leg related. Riders lost feeling in their legs and had issues walking after ride. 7 black outs. 4 neck related injuries. Total is for both sides of ride.

Flight of the Hippogriff

4

4 shoulder related injuries.

Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls 5 5 trip and fall related injuries.
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey 11 7 neck related injuries. 4 shoulder related injuries. 17 disproven injuries due to heat and/or previous medical issues.

Incredible Hulk

17

13 neck and 4 back related injuries. 8 disproven injuries due to heat and/or previous medical issues.

Jurassic Park River Adventure 3 3 trip and fall related injuries.
Pteranodon Flyers 0 None.
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man 3 3 trip and fall related injuries. 13 disproven injuries due to heat and/or previous medical issues.

 

30 Significant Injuries in 2012

33 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Valleyfair!

23 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Corkscrew

3

2 neck and 1 shoulder related injury.

Cosmic Coaster

0

None

Excalibur

0

None

High Roller

5

5 back related injuries

Mad Mouse

4

2 neck and 2 back related injuries. 5 disproven due to riders with previous medical issues.

Renegade

9

5 neck and 4 back related injuries.

Steel Venom

2

2 neck related injuries.

Wild Thing

0

7 disproven injuries due to previous medical issues.

 

14 Significant Injuries in 2012

8 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Waldameer

11 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Comet

0

None

Ravine Flyer 3

0

None

Ravine Flyer II

7

7 back related injuries

Steel Dragon

4

4 neck related injuries

 

4 Significant Injuries in 2012

4 Significant Injuries in 2011

 Worlds of Fun

30 Significant Injuries in 2013

Ride

Injuries

Notes

Boomerang

5

5 neck related injuries.

Cosmic Coaster

0

None

Mamba

0

None

Patriot

12

10 leg related. Riders lost feeling in legs and had difficulty walking after ride. 2 riders blacked out. 4 injuries disproven due to heat related issues.

Prowler

5

5 neck related injuries

Spinning Dragons

2

2 neck related injuries. 6 disproven due to parents with previous medical issues riding with children

Timber Wolf

6

3 neck and 3 back related injuries.

 

22 Significant Injuries in 2012

10 Significant Injuries in 2011

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