FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail
Dollywood entrance image

A worker suffered a 25-foot fall from the Tennessee Tornado rollercoaster at Dollywood on Tuesday, while carrying out painting work on the ride's load platform.

The park has confirmed that the incident took place on Tuesday afternoon, and that the worker was rushed to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment. The identity and condition of the worker have not been released, although it is known the person involved was female.

The Tennessee Tornado opened in 1999, and was one of the last major coasters to be designed by Arrow Dynamics. The looping coaster is set to open with the rest of the park for the 2010 season on March 27.

FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

Add new comment

About Theme Park Tourist

Theme Park Tourist is one of the web’s leading sources of essential information and entertaining articles about theme parks in Orlando and beyond.

We are one of the world’s largest theme park guide sites, hosting detailed guides to more than 80 theme parks around the globe.

Find Out More About Us...

Plan Your Trip

Our theme park guides contain reviews and ratings of rides, restaurants and hotels at more than 80 theme parks worldwide.

You can even print them.

Start Planning Now...