Guests Injuries Reported at Universal Orlando

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Though theme parks have a variety of health and safety protocols in place, with thousands of Guests enjoying the magic of theme parks daily, accidents, falls, and injuries are sometimes an unwanted memory gained from a trip.

Universal Studios Orlando and Islands of Adventure are incredible theme parks in Florida, hosting an array of themed lands including Jurassic Park, Marvel, Dr. Seuss, and of course, the popular Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

The 2021 third-quarter injury report for Universal Orlando Resort, Walt Disney World Resort, and other Florida theme parks has now officially been published. Even with the multitude of health and safety measures the theme parks put in place, there appear to be instances that cannot be predicted.

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The Orlando Sentinel has revealed accidents and injuries that happened at Universal Orlando Resort from July through September 2021. The report comes from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services every three months. It should be noted that there may be essential details omitted in the following, as not every detail must be disclosed.

Universal’s two injuries were reported over two days at the resort’s Islands of Adventure park. On July 7, a 7-year-old girl experienced back pain after riding Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, a rollercoaster with a segment where riders go backwards into a sudden, vertical drop. The next day, a 47-year-old woman reported an “ankle deformity” after spending time in the Dr. Seuss-themed “If I Ran the Zoo” children’s playground area.

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It appears both reported injuries occurred only one day apart back in July. Both involve pain received from an experience at an attraction in Islands of Adventure — one in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and one in the area themed around Dr Seuss stories. We do not know what ultimately came from these two situations, but the fact that only two incidents were reported in three months is promising from such a busy Resort.


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Safety is a concern for all theme parks, and Team Members at Universal Orlando Resort are all on hand to assist you if your party experiences a medical incident

These injuries happen not only at Universal but at Walt Disney World as well. You can read about Disney World’s injury reports here.

Have you or anyone you know ever experienced an injury at a Universal Park? Let us know in the comments below.

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