Orlando, Fla. Theme Parks Report 12 Injuries

October 25, 2011

A state report shows there were 12 guest injuries at Orlando’s big theme parks and water parks during the third quarter of 2011.

The report filed quarterly with the state of Florida includes seven injuries at Walt Disney World, three at Universal Orlando and one each at SeaWorld Orlando and Wet ‘n Wild.

The Orlando Sentinel reports a man from Puerto Rico was struck by something while riding the Dragon Challenge roller coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. The man’s lawyer told the newspaper that Carlos Montalvo suffered a lacerated eye and had to have his eyeball removed.

The Sentinel reports that Universal listed the injury as ‘eye discomfort.’

Disney reported that a 61-year-old woman fell and broke her leg on the Haunted Mansion’s moving loading platform.

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