Law suit raises questions about Space Mountain Safety

Posted Friday, February 14, 2003 4:00 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A Venezuelan doctor is suing Disney for injuries he sustained while riding Space Mountain at Magic Kingdom. After being struck by something on the ride, he returned unconscious. He suffers from partial paralysis and a loss of short-term memory, rendering him incapable of practicing medicine.

Testimony speculates that he was struck by a falling object from somewhere in the ride, perhaps from another car.

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