Cedar Point's Shoot The Rapids rolls back off lift, one rider transported to hospital

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013 10:53 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Seven riders were injured today on Shoot the Rapids at Cedar Point after a boat rolled back down a lift hill. The riders were treated at the park's first aid center. Six were released, but one was transported to Firelands Regional Medical Center for further evaluation, and later released.

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Sunday, September 29, 2013 4:20 PM
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The ride would be closed for the season regardless. And you know, sometimes they replace or maintain chains when rides are closed. It's crazy!


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Sunday, September 29, 2013 5:11 PM
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I heard some coasters even have chains that break.


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Sunday, September 29, 2013 5:50 PM
HeyIsntThatRob?'s avatar

And I've heard that someone around here had to walk down another Intamin ride after its lift chain broke!

~Rob

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Sunday, September 29, 2013 6:54 PM
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Are you yanking my chain?

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Sunday, September 29, 2013 7:13 PM

Chain, chain, chain.....chain of fools...

Thanks, guys, for putting that song in my head.


The amusement park rises bold and stark..kids are huddled on the beach in a mist

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Monday, September 30, 2013 9:23 AM

What an unfortunate chain of events

...I'll see myself out

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Monday, September 30, 2013 10:16 AM
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Would that be a series of unfortunate events?

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Monday, September 30, 2013 10:20 AM

You got a link to that by any chance?

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Monday, September 30, 2013 1:15 PM
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rollergator said:

Would that be a series of unfortunate events?

A term, which here means "Lots of bad things happening in succession".


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