Teen girl suffers critical injuries at Hull fairground in UK

Posted Thursday, October 17, 2002 5:05 AM | Contributed by shadowsniper

A 17-year old girl was rushed to Hull Royal Infirmary where her condition has been described as critical. Police do not know where the girl was on the ride or just watching when the accident occurred. From a very short video clip, the ride appeared to be a Fabbri booster ride or similar.

Read more from the BBC.

Thursday, October 17, 2002 5:09 AM

does anyone have a pic of this ride

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Thursday, October 17, 2002 5:43 AM
Not of this particular ride, but the ride is a Fabbri Booster and more pics are at:

http://www.booster-ride.com/
http://www.amusementrides.de/ra_fun/buzzbom/buzzbom.html

Adam
http://history.amusement-parks.com

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Thursday, October 17, 2002 6:12 AM

I saw it on the news, and it actually looked like a Roll-o-Plane type ride to me.

Incidentally, the link makes no reference to the four people who were stranded on the ride and had to be treated for Hypothermia.

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Thursday, October 17, 2002 6:58 AM
A man died on a Fabri Booster at a fair here earlier this year (Denmark)
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Thursday, October 17, 2002 10:51 AM
I love the line on the website "Enjoy being safe".
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If you want expensive rides, you're going to pay for them, in one way or another.
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Friday, October 18, 2002 8:32 AM
Anyone else find a link to the video on the bbc page? I figure I must be going blind cause I couldn't find it.

If it is a Fabri Booster though, that's definately got me feeling a whole lot more nervous after riding one this summer at my local fair. I'd really appreciate if anyone could find more details on what ride and what the acutally incident was, since there's a huge lack of details in this story.

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Saturday, October 19, 2002 12:57 PM
The ride was a Fabri Booster. The latest word is that the girl fell from the ride, although it is not clear from what height. The owners have said that there was nothing wrong with the ride or the restraints system. *** This post was edited by tallguy on 10/19/2002. ***
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