RIVER RAPIDS RIDES

This page lists links to reports of accidents and news stories involving river rapids rides.

  • California woman wins suit against Knott's Berry Farm (2/22/99)
  • One killed, 10 injured in accident at Six Flags Over Texas (3/21/99)
  • Investigators search for answers in Texas (3/22/99)
  • Witnesses: staff took too long to rescue victims; park to review procedures (3/24/99)
  • Park waited before calling 911 (3/25/99)
  • Six Flags Over Texas sued in Roaring Rapids death (4/12/99)
  • Deflated inner tube, broken bungee cord to blame for Roaring Rapids accident (4/20/99)
  • Five injured after rapids ride raft capsizes (7/29/99)
  • Rapids ride raft overturns at Riverside Park; 6 injured (8/7/99)
  • Premier Parks, Six Flags shut down all river rapids rides (8/9/99)
  • Riverside raft accident could not have been foreseen, say experts (10/26/99)
  • Another rapids ride raft capsizes (6/15/00)
  • Another raft capsizes on Visionland's Wild River Gorge ride (6/6/01)
  • Six Flags New England faces lawsuit in 1999 Blizzard River accident (7/20/01)
  • Six Flags to pay $4 million in Roaring Rapids death (2/22/02)
  • Six Flags Over Texas settles Roaring Rapids lawsuit for $1.4 million (11/16/02)
  • Raft capsizes on Efteling's Piranha river rapids ride (9/15/03)

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