Cedar Point Accident - Shoot the Rapids Ride

Accident at Cedar Point; Shoot the Rapids Ride Flipped Over

Seven people were injured in an accident at Cedar Point on Friday evening. A boat on the Shoot the Rapids water ride came back down the lift hill and flipped over. Several people jumped into the water to help the riders.

Here’s a video with WKYC’s coverage of the accident:

Shoot the Rapids is a log flume ride that opened in 2010. Guests ride flat bottom, 10-passenger fiberglass boats that travel along a canal of water. The ride has one lift hill that’s 85 feet tall and another that’s 49 feet tall.

Have you ridden Shoot the Rapids? What’s your take on the accident? Leave a comment below.