Legoland now joins other parks in reporting injuries



Orlando's theme parks reported 12 injuries during the fourth quarter of 2011, including a 48-year-old man who fractured an ankle at Walt Disney World's Typhoon Lagoon and an elderly man who fell and hit his head after exiting Toy Story Midway Mania in Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Disney also reported a 71-year-old man "not feeling well" before and after riding Expedition Everest in Disney's Animal Kingdom, noting that blocked arteries were a factor. The resort also reported a 43-year-old woman who complained of nausea and dizziness related to the Magic Kingdom's Space Mountain ride.

Universal Orlando reported a 43-year-old woman who experienced motion sickness on the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster in Universal Studios, and a 79-year-old man who reported dizziness and a brief loss of consciousness associated with that same park's Men In Black ride.

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment reported no serious injuries for the quarter at any of its Central Florida parks.

Legoland reports injuries

Florida's major theme parks must report certain injuries and illnesses to the state Bureau of Fair Rides Inspection each quarter. This was the first time the newly opened Legoland Florida had to submit a report.
Legoland listed six incidents, including:
病 44-year-old man who experienced lower back pain after slipping during an evacuation from Technic Test Track;
病 woman of unknown age who hurt a rib riding Aquazone Wave Racers;
病 6-year-old boy struck in the cheek by a gate at the Dragon Coaster;
病 15-year-old girl whose foot became caught between two vehicles on Dragon Coaster when she placed it outside her vehicle;
病 5-year-old boy whose foot became caught between his vehicle and an unloading platform as he exited before told to on the Lost Kingdom Adventure;
病nd a 43-year-old woman whose shoulder "popped out of place" while she was riding Coastersaurus.

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