Woman dies after riding a carousel at the Disney World

February 8th, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Florida, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Walt Disney as part of its quarterly injury report to the Florida authorities have indicated that a woman collapsed and died after riding in the carousel in the Walt Disney World.

The incident happened in December and the park officials explained that the woman had a heart condition before she took the ride. The 77-year-old woman died after riding in the Prince Charming Regal Carousel.

In the same report, Walt Disney World reported that two other people have been injured at the park. The report indicated that in the fourth quarter of last year, a 71-year-old woman broke her shoulder and a rib after she rode in the carousel. The report also contained details about the injury to another older woman. This time a 76-year-old woman fell on a moving platform and injured her leg as a result.

Amusement parks in Florida are required to file a quarterly report of injuries and deaths that occur at their various venues. If the companies comply with the directive, the state will not imposed safety regulations on them.

All the other reports filed by the other parks contained no injuries or deaths.

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