Category Archives: Accident

Anaheim HazMat responded to a mass pooping incident at Disneyland on Friday night


Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to reports of a Mass Casualty HazMat incident at Disneyland just before 9:00 p.m. on Friday night. Initial reports were that someone threw human feces on as many as 40 guests who were standing in the hub on Main Street.

Once APD and AF&R personnel were on scene, it was quickly determined the guests had actually been the victims of a flock of geese which flew overhead. A total of 17 people, 11 adults and 6 juveniles were impacted. Continue reading

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Five-year old boy injured on Disneyland Paris Pirates ride


Disneyland Paris Pirates of the Caribbean Ride

A five-year-old boy was in a Paris children’s hospital on Thursday after being “seriously injured” at the Disneyland amusement park near the French capital. Iban, who was with his father, fell out of a boat on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, according to RFI.

During the ride, the boy leaned back and somehow fell out of his boat and was   hit by another just behind. The child’s father immediately jumped out to   recover him, but not quick enough to prevent the accident, according to the Telegraph UK. Continue reading

Disneyland honors father who saved a truck driver from a fiery crash


Bob Michels climbed over a guardrail to get to the driver of a truck that had crashed and caught fire. (Screenshot, KCAL)

Bob Michels and his family were headed to Disneyland when they witnessed a horrific fiery crash in Oxnard, on Saturday, according to CBS News. Bob actually jumped a fence onto the Carmax lot where a truck that drove off the highway was burning – and he pulled the driver out of the truck.

Bob’s daughter Amy shot a video on her cell phone that the huge fireball that engulfed the truck.  You can watch video of the crash here. Continue reading

Woman dies after falling out of a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in Texas


A woman died Friday evening in an accident while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas, authorities said, according to Fox News.

The accident happened just after 6:30 p.m. CT on Friday at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. Park spokeswoman Sharon Parker confirmed that a woman died while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster but did not specify how she was killed. However, witnesses told local media outlets that the woman fell, according to USA Today. Continue reading

Disney cast member acting as a Toy Soldier caught falling in a parade, on video


Most folks don’t realize how hard it is for Disneyland’s cast members to operate while in costume.  The video above captures a total fail as an unfortunate cast member playing the role of a wooden toy soldier in a parade falls down and has to be helped to his feet.  He then loses his head! Continue reading

Disneyland deserved to be fined by Cal/OSHA


Space Mountain 2013

“A California agency issued its largest fine against Disney in at least 10 years when finding that the company “willfully violated” safety regulations related to a contractor’s injury on Space Mountain, state records show,” according to the O.C. Register.

The state Division of Occupational Safety and Health is proposing a $234,850 penalty against the Disneyland Resort, according to a report issued Friday. That’s the highest penalty that the Disneyland Resort has faced since at least 2003 from the division. Continue reading

Should we be worried after a Disneyland Monorail train was damaged?


Disneyland Monorail

“The monorail at Disneyland was temporarily shut down after a wheel fell off and some smoke appeared,” on Monday – Presidents’ Day, this week, according to CBS News.

“Because the power was shut off as a safety precaution, a second train was stranded on the track. Passengers got stuck for about 45 minutes until that car was towed to a station. There, passengers were given front-of-line passes and free dining vouchers,” according to the O.C. Register. Continue reading