Amusement park rides

Be­low are the 10 South­ern Cali­for­nia at­trac­tions that gen­er­ated the most in­jury re­ports with the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions from 2007 to 2012, along with the re­ports for each. Re­ports on spe­cif­ic in­cid­ents on two rides not in the top 10 — Knott’s Berry Farm’s Xcel­er­at­or and the Stu­dio Tour at Uni­ver­sal Stu­di­os Hol­ly­wood — are also in­cluded.

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Dis­ney­land’s Space Moun­tain was the South­ern Cali­for­nia at­trac­tion that gen­er­ated the most in­jury re­ports filed with the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions from 2007 to 2012. In that peri­od, in­cid­ents linked to the ride were re­spons­ible for 120 in­jury re­ports, ac­cord­ing to the agency.
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Knott’s Berry Farm’s GhostRider gen­er­ated 92 in­jury re­ports from 2007 to 2012, ac­cord­ing to the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions.
Cali­for­nia Scream­in’ at Dis­ney Cali­for­nia Ad­ven­ture gen­er­ated 76 in­jury re­ports from 2007 to 2012, ac­cord­ing to the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions.
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Dis­ney­land’s Splash Moun­tain gen­er­ated 60 in­jury re­ports from 2007 to 2012, ac­cord­ing to the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions.
Dis­ney­land’s Mat­ter­horn Bobsled gen­er­ated 59 in­jury re­ports from 2007 to 2012, ac­cord­ing to the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions.
Dis­ney­land’s Pir­ates of the Carib­bean gen­er­ated 58 in­jury re­ports from 2007 to 2012, ac­cord­ing to the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions.
Dis­ney­land’s In­di­ana Jones Ad­ven­ture gen­er­ated 53 in­jury re­ports from 2007 to 2012, ac­cord­ing to the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions.
Dis­ney­land Rail­road gen­er­ated 42 in­jury re­ports from 2007 to 2012, ac­cord­ing to the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions.
Twi­light Zone Tower of Ter­ror at Dis­ney Cali­for­nia Ad­ven­ture gen­er­ated 42 in­jury re­ports from 2007 to 2012, ac­cord­ing to the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions.
Dis­ney­land’s Big Thun­der Moun­tain Rail­road gen­er­ated 41 in­jury re­ports from 2007 to 2012, ac­cord­ing to the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions.
Knott’s Berry Farm’s Xcel­er­at­or roller coast­er gen­er­ated 20 in­jury re­ports filed with the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions from 2007 to 2012. The ac­ci­dent re­port for Sept. 16, 2009, de­scribes what happened when a cable on the coast­er broke.
The Stu­dio Tour at Uni­ver­sal Stu­di­os Hol­ly­wood gen­er­ated nine ac­ci­dent re­ports filed with the state De­part­ment of In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions from 2007 to 2012. The re­ports for June 17, 2007, de­scribed how a fam­ily of five from Illinois was splashed with bat­tery acid dur­ing the ride.
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