Crush’s Coaser, Disneyland Paris, France

A 21-year old man suffered serious head injuries after falling 23 feet from the spinning ride. Source (in French)

Inverter, State Fair, Columbia, South Carolina, USA

A worker was crushed by the large counter weight attached to the ride when he entered a danger zone at the bottom of the ride in an attempt to retrieve a tape measure.

Ninja, Six Flags Magic Mountain, California, USA

A 20-year-old man was hit by the coaster when he entered a restricted area, climbing two fences to retrieve a lost hat. He was treated at the scene by park first-aid, then air-lifted to hospital in comatose condition and pronounced dead the next day. Source


Rainbow, Liseberg, Gothenburg, Sweden

This Rainbow ride collapsed, causing some riders to be thrown from the platform. There were no serious injuries, although three riders were hospitalised. The ride was later removed.

Star Jet, Casino Pier, Jersey Shore, USA

A worker was struck by a car while attempting to retrieve a lost hat, and died later in hospital. Source

Cobra, Tivoli Friheden, Aarhus, Denmark

Four people were injured when the inverted coaster’s car derailed and fell to the ground. Source

Tagada, Travelling Funfair, Silverstone, UK

Two riders were thrown from the ride when the seating collapsed. Both suffered back injuries and bruising.

Batman, Six Flags Over Georgia, USA

A 17-year-old was decapitated when he entered a restricted area to retrieve his baseball cap.

Wildcat, Cedar Point, Ohio, USA

Two cars collided resulting in nine riders being injured.

Motion Master, Flamingoland, UK

A 2-year-old boy fell through a hole in the ride’s floor onto concrete 8 feet below. He suffered only minor injuries.