Ride/Park Accidents

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    I'm surprised the El Toro derailment didn't get posted in here (I have read back and could of missed it). Here's an interesting video about what happened

     
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    A ferris wheel has been blown over at a Spanish fair:



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    Thankfully the incident happened 30 minutes before the fair opened, so nobody was on the ride at the time. Two people with minor injuries on the ground.
     
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    Worrying they were considering opening at all ! That looks like some wind ...
     
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    One person has been critically injured and two others seriously hurt after an incident at a fairground ride during a festival in Cumbria.

    It happened at Fudstock, which was being held at Cavendish Park, Barrow, on Saturday at around 20:30 BST.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-58375009
     
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    Report in the S*n that I won't link to that the incident is on a waltzer type ride and that only 2 of the injured were riders suggesting riders or ride vehicles have hit spectators. I dont really trust them on either of those points though.
     
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    The waltzer link seems to be base don one of the early articles that said the fair featured a waltzer and nothing else. The scumbag Sun and now Mail appear to have implied it is a waltzer based on that alone.

    I've seen more people refer to a twist/sizzler than a waltzer, but I guess we will have to wait to find out.
     
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    Confirmed, it is a sizzler/scrambler/twist.

    Sounds like two people ejected striking someone off ride who is the person seriously hurt.
     
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    Realistically the number of people vomiting mid-ride is very low and many of them would try to hold it in their mouth anyway even without a mask, as they don't want to get sick down their clothes.

    This is an unfortunate accident and yes the mask may not have helped, but its not impossible that it would have happened without it.
     
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    Oh, absolutely. It could have contributed, but no way it caused it.
     
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    Delaware- 3 teens injured in air tank explosion at Funland. Occurred in vicinity of Superflip 360, an SBF Visa Dance Party. not clear if the air tank in question is attached to the running of the ride, are those things air propelled? I didn't think so.
     
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    Image of the waiver signed a Glenwood where the gorl died on the haunted mine drop makes for some, erm, 'interesting' reading


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