Posted Friday, June 8, 2001 8:23 PM | Contributed by PointMan
Terry Laguesse was struck by metal bars when a portion of the Jail House Exhibit in the park's ghost town fell and hit her on the neck in 1996. She had to undergo surgery as a result of the injury. Her lawyer says the park had problems with the attraction the day before but did not fix the problem.
Read more from The Times Union.
Saturday, June 9, 2001 4:31 AM
$283,000... hmm, there goes the new Sky Coaster
Saturday, June 9, 2001 5:21 AM
Isn't this park owned by Six Flags/Premier Parks?
Saturday, June 9, 2001 5:42 AM
wow that totally sucks. That could buy a few decent flat rides.
Saturday, June 9, 2001 6:50 AM
In this case, there was no reason for this accident to happen. I guess sometimes parks do
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Saturday, June 9, 2001 8:52 AM
Jordan do you know much flat rides cost? And you ask for decent ones. Two-Hundred-Thousand might get you one half-way decent flat ride.
Saturday, June 9, 2001 11:34 AM
There is no "Premier Parks," only Six Flags, Inc. (they changed the name last year).
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*** This post was edited by Jeff on 6/9/2001. ***
Saturday, June 9, 2001 4:30 PM
Flat rides are more expensive than you think...
Huss Enterprise - $1 million
Zierer's new version of the Flying Carpet - $1.3 million
That's why parks don't just plop them down all over the place.
$283k could buy a used but working flat ride, but not a newer, spectacular one.
Could you describe
Saturday, June 9, 2001 5:05 PM
That really sucks!!!!! That could help build some new rides!!!!
Saturday, June 9, 2001 5:44 PM
If the injury required surgery, it was obviously no scratch. And consider that her lawyers probably took around half, I wonder if she got true compensation.
And all you can think about is how this affects your pleasure?
Sunday, June 10, 2001 10:50 AM
Yeah, it sounds like this person actually had a right to sue.
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Sunday, June 10, 2001 8:31 PM
This park seems to start having some problems as of recent.
I hope nothing bad comes of this park, I want to ride The history making Comet one of these days
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Monday, June 11, 2001 1:31 PM
that really kills whatever is planned for next year