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Cedar Point accident

looper77

Posted:
7/22/13 at
2:09:19 AM

A boat on Shoot the Rapids rolled backward down a hill and landed upside down in the water.

7 injured on Shoot the Rapids

Re: Cedar Point accident by CoasterFanatic CoasterFanatic Profile at 7/22/13 4:14:52 AM
looper77 said:

A boat on Shoot the Rapids rolled backward down a hill and landed upside down in the water.

Theres this old coaster at Lakemont Park called Leap the Dips which has the crudest and oldest form of Anti rollback device but it works.

THIS IS INEXCUSABLE!

Charles Nungester 323 coasters and holding for two years now LOL Last coaster ride. HWN 2011
Re: Cedar Point accident by HamptonRoadsRider HamptonRoadsRider Profile at 7/22/13 9:36:23 AM
I was actually there that day. We had sworn off water rides thankfully. Had no idea about this until we got back to the hotel. Sounds scary for sure
Re: Cedar Point accident by antikythera antikythera Profile at 7/22/13 9:55:11 AM
HamptonRoadsRider said:

I was actually there that day. We had sworn off water rides thankfully. Had no idea about this until we got back to the hotel. Sounds scary for sure

Indeed. It's always funny how your intuition tells you to stray from something only for something to happen to it.