Safety information by accident type

Patron hit by ride

Description

Accidents caused by collision between patron and ride vehicle.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 0.5% of all accident reports, and 3.0% of accidents during load/unload/queue part of cycle.

Record count:76
Records that include age of victim:66(87%)
Records where device type could be determined:74(97%)
Records with identifiable tradename:26(34%)
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Most Commonly Reported Devices

Accidents vs. Patron's Age


Source: Public records provided by U.S. regulatory agencies under widely varying laws. Regulated industry sectors & devices and criteria for reporting accidents are different in every jurisdiction. 83% of the records were provided by three states (NJ, CA, and TX). 88% of the reports fall within the years 1999-2007. See the Data Sources page for more information.