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Oh Dear God

Discussion in 'The VIP Lounge' started by Mike Parent, Jun 22, 2007.

  1. Mike Parent

    Mike Parent New Member

    :shock:

    This is horrific:
    Story
     
  2. CJ

    CJ Well-Known Member Admin War Zone Member

    That's horrible. I wonder if they can reattach them? God I hope 6 Flags has good insurance. I'm against frivolous lawsuits but having your feet cut OFF is not expected risk of riding an amusement park ride.
     
  3. Jason Lorette

    Jason Lorette Active Member

    Sweet jesus...wow...that's terrible. I hope they can save them....
     
  4. Alfer

    Alfer New Member

    Man that's nuts...they said a cable broke and snapped upward and hit some of the people and wrapped around the girls feet I guess..I'm sure she'll be well compensated for by the park..


    On a side note...they found some scholars witnesses though:

     
  5. RicP

    RicP New Member

    Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom Amusement Park in Louisville, Kentucky

    :)
     
  6. Alfer

    Alfer New Member

    :lol: :lol:
     
  7. Stefan

    Stefan Active Member War Zone Member

    That's awful. I have always hated those freefall rides but my wife loves them. I will have to send this to her. I am guessing this cable was some sort of "safety" device to prevent the ride from crashing to the ground.

    Stefan
     
  8. Alfer

    Alfer New Member

    Sure sounded like it...
     
  9. chad

    chad Active Member War Zone Member Top Poster

    I am not suprised. Kentucky Kindgom is only a few hours from here and I have been there a couple of times and it all mostly looks like carnival type rides. Nothing super safe looking.
     
  10. Drew Mitten

    Drew Mitten New Member

    OMG! That is wack. I hope they can get her fixed up. Dear Lord. Freak Accident.
     
  11. Colton

    Colton New Member War Zone Member

    Maybe they'll compensate her with a free season pass ... or free drink.
     
  12. CJ

    CJ Well-Known Member Admin War Zone Member

  13. Colton

    Colton New Member War Zone Member

    Isn't it standard procedure to check every ride EVERY DAY for wear and tear? I think someone wasn't doing their job to inspect each ride. :?
     
  14. CJ

    CJ Well-Known Member Admin War Zone Member

    I don't think that statement at all implies that they weren't doing maintenance or inspection. Its policy (and probably law) to do a full investigation after this sort of thing. It will be like the forensics work done at a crime scene. What went wrong, when and why?
     

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