Multiple Guests Injured on Disney World Rides

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Walt Disney World Resort (and every other theme Park on the planet) experiences accidents and ride injuries from time to time. It’s an unfortunate guarantee when operating a theme park. There are extreme thrill rides, roller coasters, spinning attractions, and many other rides with sudden starts, stops, and turns.

Expedition Everest

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This month, there have been multiple Walt Disney World Resort guests who have experienced incidents and injuries.

Related: Disney Denies Monorail Accident Ever Happened

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released its latest theme park injury report.

The report shows six different incidents filed at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

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On September 8, a 50-year-old woman with an unknown pre-existing condition suffered a seizure after riding the newest Star Wars attraction.

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

Tower of Terror at Night

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Also mentioned in the report is an incident involving a 69-year-old man. He reportedly injured his neck and back on the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror during his visit on August 23.

Related: Top 13 Secrets About the Tower of Terror

Slinky Dog Dash


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This family coaster in Toy Story Land was also an attraction that caused a guest injury. On August 25, a woman felt motion sickness after exiting the ride. Soon after, she fainted in Toy Story Land.

Related: Big Changes Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Mission: SPACE

Mission Space

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This intense attraction at EPCOT is notorious for making guests feel ill due to its intense ride experience. On August 7, a 33-year-old woman with an unknown pre-existing condition experienced “abdominal pain” after riding the attraction. On September 28, a 69-year-old man with a preexisting cardiac condition felt dizzy after his experience on the intense ride.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind


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This attraction is one of the newest rides at the EPCOT theme park. On July 8, a 43-year-old woman “became disoriented” after riding the theme park’s famous roller coaster.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad


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This famous roller coaster is famously known as “the wildest ride in the wilderness!” While visiting Magic Kingdom Park, a 19-year-old woman with unknown pre-existing conditions “felt faint and had abdominal pain after exiting the attraction.

Related: Disney Guest Jumps off Space Mountain

The incident report is released quarterly and doesn’t just focus on Walt Disney World Resort.

Universal Orlando Incidents

Other accidents and injuries also include Universal Orlando. Among these was a man who could not speak after riding Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.


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Meanwhile, on July 31, an 18-year-old man had a seizure after riding the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster at Universal Studios Florida.

Related: New Land in Universal Studios Built to Battle the Magic Kingdom

On July 29, a 39-year-old woman felt motion sickness after riding Volcano Bay’s Honu of Honu ika Moana water slide.

As you can see, at least one incident or accident is reported at a Central Florida theme park every month (and not just Disney ride injuries). As always, it’s essential to be mindful of warnings about some of these attractions and pay close attention if you have a pre-existing medical condition.

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