They Were Excited For This Amusement Park Ride…Until The Unthinkable Happened

When a mother and her son stepped onto this amusement park ride, they knew they were in for the thrill of a lifetime. Sure, safety is always a concern, but park patrons expect engineers to keep these rides in excellent condition so that guests can worry more about having fun and less about getting hurt.

Unfortunately, there”s always room for error. What happened to this mother-son duo mere seconds after being strapped into a slingshot ride will make you rethink waiting in line for one of these ever again.

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Watching that over again and hearing the dad say “the ropes are looking a little frayed” sends shivers down my spine. Ten seconds later, and this situation could have ended in tragedy.

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