Injured 5-year-old gets out of roller coaster at Deno's Wonder Wheel

Posted Thursday, August 15, 2013 9:23 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A 5-year-old boy suffered lacerations to his left leg and head after falling off a kiddie ride at an amusement park in Brooklyn, police said Wednesday. Police are investigating how the boy, who is expected to survive, was able to get out of the Sea Serpent Roller Coaster at Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park in Coney Island.

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Thursday, August 15, 2013 11:04 AM

Great job, ABC. It wasn't dramatic enough until attaching this sentence at the end:

"Last month, a Dallas woman died after falling 75 feet when she was ejected from her third-row seat while riding the 14-story Texas Giant roller coaster at the Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington"

Thanks. I know to avoid these death machines now.

Last edited by Jeph, Thursday, August 15, 2013 11:05 AM
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Thursday, August 15, 2013 12:10 PM

Kids always scare the crap out of me on rides. You simply never know what they are thinking. Rambunctious ones will stand up without warning...

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