A quarterly released theme park report sharing injuries from some of Orlando’s biggest theme parks reveals guests taking seizures and experiencing other injuries on some of Walt Disney World’s most popular attractions this Summer. Some including Expedition Everest and Na’vi River Journey at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid at Magic Kingdom.
According to this new report, on July 21 a 69-year-old woman with a pre-existing medical condition suffered a seizure while riding Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid at Magic Kingdom. The same report also revealed that a 4-year-old boy with a pre-existing condition had a seizure after riding Peter Pan’s Flight at Magic Kingdom.
The report also revealed two other seizures that occurred on Walt Disney World property. One including a 40-year-old man with a pre-existing medical condition who suffered a seizure and fell after riding the Star Wars-themed Star Tours attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and a 41-year-old woman who reported suffering a seizure after experiencing the Expedition Everest coaster at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The report also shared injuries that required a 24-hour stay in the hospital. These included several incidents ranging in age among guests:
- A 34-year-old man with a history of motion sickness becoming ill after riding Mission: Space at Epcot on July 9.
- An 83-year-old man injuring his hip while getting on the Na’vi River Journey boat ride at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on July 3.
- A 44-year-old woman experiencing sudden memory loss on the Castaway Creek lazy river at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park on September 22.
- A 45-year-old woman feeling ill and vomiting after riding Expedition Everest at Animal Kingdom on September 22.
- A 75-year-old man falling while getting on Tomorrowland Indy Speedway at Magic Kingdom on July 23.
Walt Disney World parks were not the only major theme parks in Orlando to have injuries listed on the quarterly report. Universal Orlando also reported a few as well.
These included a 62-year-old woman who suffered motion sickness after riding Dr. Doom at Universal’s Islands of Adventure and a 65-year-old man who experienced back pain after riding Revenge of the Mummy at Universal Studios Florida.
Source: Spectrum News 13