Lawsuit Settled Over 2016 Ferris Wheel Accident at Tennessee Fair

Article 0 Comments A lawsuit involving a Ferris wheel accident in which three girls fell to the ground at a Tennessee fair has been settled. The Kingsport Times-News reports that a notice filed in federal court Oct. 17 indicated mediation took place and the case was settled. Attorney for defendant […]

Investigators: Excessive Speed Caused Florida Roller Coaster Derailment

Article 0 Comments Excessive speed caused a roller coaster to derail at a Florida boardwalk, according to a preliminary investigative summary released Tuesday. Two riders fell 34 feet (10 meters) when the front car of the Sand Blaster Roller Coaster was left dangling from the track June 14 at the […]

Investigation of Derailed Florida Roller Coaster that Injured 9 Underway

Article 0 Comments Some passengers who were riding a Florida roller coaster when it derailed last week could have lifelong injuries, an attorney for three of the nine riders who were hospitalized said Monday. The riders suffered broken bones, concussions and possible nerve damage when the Sand Blaster roller coaster […]

6 Injured After Florida Roller Coaster Derails, Plunges Riders 34 Feet

Article 0 Comments A roller coaster that derailed in Florida had been put out of service by state inspectors twice in the past year and a half because of problems with the ride. Two riders fell 34 feet (10 meters) when their car derailed Thursday night and was left dangling […]