2018 First Quarter Orlando Theme Park Accident and Injury Report

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2018 First Quarter Orlando Theme Park Accident and Injury Report

It’s that time of year again when the Orlando theme parks submit reports of any accident and injury which have occurred on their property.

The state’s 2018 First Quarter report includes any accident and injury from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018. The report includes all incidents which have occurred on rides, resulted in immediate hospitalization lasting more than 24 hours, or any deaths. While, thankfully, there were no deaths reported this quarter there were still a handful of incidents which required reporting.

For the first quarter of 2018, Busch Gardens and Legoland had no injuries or accidents to report. Disney World reported 3 incidents, Universal reported 2 incidents and Sea World had 1 incident to report.

Let’s take a closer look at what went on.

Disney World

  • January 14, 2018 –  The Seas with Nemo and Friends – a 69-year old male with a pre-existing heart condition had chest pain
  • January 17, 2018 – Kilimanjaro Safaris – a 71-year old male experienced chest pain after riding the attraction
  • March 24, 2018 – Avatar Flight of Passage – a 41-year old male with a pre-existing condition felt ill after riding the attraction


  • January 6, 2018 – Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey – a 52-year old female had dizziness and weakness after riding the attraction
  • March 17, 2018 – Despicable Me Minion Mayhem – a 7-year old female had motion sickness

Sea World

  • Feburary 23, 2018 – Manta Roller Coaster – a 51-year old female developed ankle pain


Follow along with Chip and Co. for more information on Orlando area theme parks and the best in Disney news.

Source: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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