Dragon Challenge will never duel again at Universal's Islands of Adventure

Posted Thursday, October 20, 2011 8:07 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Universal Orlando said this week it has decided to permanently end the practice of launching the two Dragon Challenge coasters simultaneously. That decision follows an internal investigation into two summer accidents in which riders were apparently struck by loose objects while aboard the attraction. One was gruesome: A 52-year-old Puerto Rico man suffered a lacerated right eye and ultimately had to have the eyeball removed, according to his lawyer.

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