Busch Gardens Tampa, Florida, USA

Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
California's Great America, Santa Clara, California, USA

Carowinds, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio, 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

Holiday World, Santa Claus, Indiana, USA

Hersheypark, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA

Kings Dominion, Doswell, Virginia, USA

Kings Island, Mason, Ohio, USA

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

Legoland California, Carlsbad, California, USA

Legoland Florida, Winter Haven, Florida, USA

Luna Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Michigan's Adventure, Muskegon, Michigan, USA

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

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
Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, California, USA

Universal Studios Islands of Adventure, Orlando, Florida, USA

Valleyfair!, Shakopee, Minnesota, USA
Worlds of Fun, Kansas City, Missouri, USA


Park Injury Totals

 - 2011

 - 2012

 - 2013

- State Agencies

- Carnival Operator Safety Database

- Contact ASO


- 2006

- 2007

- 2008

- 2009

- 2010

- 2011

- 2012

- 2013

- 2014

- 2015

End of The Season


11.5.15 - The season has come to and end for many parks. We now look through all the injury submissions as well as go over our own notes from visits we made through the year.


It has been quite eventful, despite the fact we did not update our webpage much. We have worked on several small ride injury cases which allowed us to showcase our ride injury information. This has in turn led to bigger opportunities, which allows us to assist those of you injured on rides, as well as shoot down false injury claims.


Also wanted to thank all the line employees who assisted us this year. You've made a world of difference. While the parks you work at may not like the information you have provided us, know it will be put to good use!

Roar at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Closed


8.18.15 - Roar at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, was closed on 8/16/15. A list of injuries since the 2011 season. Including 13 so far in 2015.

  • 2015: 11 back related injuries. 2 neck related injuries.

  • 2014: 9 neck related injuries. 8 back related injuries.

  • 2013: 10 neck and 6 back related injuries.

  • 2012: 6 back related injuries

  • 2011: 18 back related injuries

Patron Enters Restricted Area; Struck by Roller Coaster


8.13.15 - At Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio a man in his 40's was struck by the Raptor roller coaster and killed while looking for a cell phone.


According to the park, the guest entered a restricted, fenced area of Raptor and was struck by the ride.


Shockwave Closed


8.11.15 - Shockwave at Kings Dominion, was closed on 8/9/15. A list of injuries since the 2011 season. Including 9 so far in 2015.

  • 2015: 5 shoulder related injuries. 4 neck related injuries.

  • 2014: 10 shoulder related injuries. 8 calf related injuries. 4 neck related injuries

  • 2013: 5 neck and 4 shoulder related injuries. 5 calf related injuries.

  • 2012: 5 shoulder related injuries

  • 2011: 10 shoulder related injuries

Boy, 6, Thrown From Ride


6.29.15 - At a carnival in Sweden, a 6-year-old boy was thrown off a carnival ride.


A carnival worker caught the boy while he was in the air and carried him to his father.


The boy sustained a scrape to his forehead, but was reported to be fine after the fall.


A representative with Max Tivoliís Rides said there were no plans to shut down the ride. They would be meeting with the family, however.


2 Fall From Ferris Wheel in Canada


6.21.15 - At Amnesia Rockfest music festival in Montebello, Quebec, Canada, a man and a woman were taken to a local hospital after falling some 30 feet off a Ferris Wheel.


It was reported one of the injured suffered a non-life-threatening head injury, and the other sustained only minor injuries.


Several witnesses reported seeing the injured rocking their ferris wheel carriage before they fell out.


19 Injured When Ride Breaks Apart


4.7.15 - At a fair in Xinxiang, Henan province, Chchina_accidentina 19 people were injured when the Flying Saucer ride suddenly parted from the supporting pillar as it was swinging passengers in the air and fell to the ground. 


One person suffered serious bone fractures and 18 others suffered minor injuries.


Police have arrested the person in charge of the fairs attractions.

Woman Thrown From Fair Ride


2.8.15 - At the Florida State Fair in Tampa, Florida, a woman was flung from one of the cars on The Hit in 2000 ride.


The ride, which spins riders in a circle as it gradually picks up speed, was shut down after the woman was flung from one of the cars and into a crowd of people waiting in line.


The woman was rushed to a local hospital and her condition is unknown. The ride was shut down immediately and underwent an inspection by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. It was reopened, but the car the woman was riding in was not being used.

Busch Gardens Tampa 2014 Injury Totals


2.5.15 - Injury totals for 2014.


With the close of, Gwazi, on 2/1/15, here are the final injury numbers since the 2011 season. Including 3 in 2015.

  • 2015: 2 back related injuries. 1 neck related injury

  • 2014: 11 back related injuries

  • 2013: 10 back and 9 neck related injuries

  • 2012: 6 back and 3 neck related injuries

  • 2011: 7 back related injuries

Injury numbers should have been a lot higher, but were low according to employees because "the ride is unenjoyable and hurts and guests know this, so they skip it."


Ten-Year-Old Thrown From Ride


1.13.15 - At Pinks Family Carnival in Tuncurry, Australia, a 10-year-old boy was thrown from the Devil's Dance ride and fell some 10 feet to the ground.

Apparently after the ride started, his harness malfunctioned. TheAt Pinks Family Carnival in Tuncurry, Australia, a 10-year-old boy was thrown from the Devil's Dance ride and fell some 10 feet to the ground. boy was thrown from his seat and was able to grab hold of a section of the ride. The operator noticed the boy hanging and he shut the ride down and then tried to catch him as he fell.

The boy was rushed to a local hospital and was later released. He did not sustain any serious injuries.

The ride was shut down and investigators are trying to figure out what went wrong.

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