Latest Amusement park accidents Stories

Amusement Rides Injure More Than 4,000 Children Each Year In The US
2013-05-01 07:29:58

Children and adults alike love the adrenaline rush that comes with amusement rides. However, while these racers, twisters, spinners and droppers can send a wave of exciting emotions running through the body, they can be dangerous as well.

2010-04-28 16:53:00

SINGAPORE, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ITEC Entertainment has launched the third and most exciting version of "Revenge of the Mummy, The Ride," one of the more technically advanced thrill rides in the theme park industry today.

2010-02-15 13:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has named Jim Dean president of its Tampa, Fla. parks, Busch Gardens and Adventure Island.

2009-10-23 11:03:00

AGAWAM, Mass., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Six Flags New England will celebrate its most celebrated coaster with 125 members of the American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) on Sunday, October 25.

2009-04-07 08:00:00

Park Opens April 10-26 for extended Spring Break and 17 days of fun AGAWAM, Mass., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Six Flags New England, the premiere destination for affordable family fun, kicks off a new season of world-class entertainment and thrills on Friday, April 10.

2009-03-29 12:51:02

A total of 477 personal-injury lawsuits have been filed against the operators of central Florida theme parks in the last few years, documents show. The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel reported Sunday a review of lawsuit filings found that between the beginning of 2004 and the end of 2008, 101 lawsuits alleged Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando or Busch Entertainment Corp.

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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.