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Everyone loves to go to amusement parks and theme parks, but not every area is actually safe. As much as owners want to create thrills for consumers and families, safety should always be the top priority.
go to site Sadly, this innocent child ended his life when he only wanted to have fun. Read on!
Meet Caleb Thomas Schwab.
Caleb died just a few days ago when he was at a waterslide.
The Verruckt waterslide is over 168 feet tall.
go to site The word ‘Verruckt’ was a German term for ‘insane’ and the height of the waterslide clearly made it a crazy ride. The waterslide is actually taller than the Statue of Liberty.
Esteban Castaneda witnessed the horrific death of Caleb.
When Esteban looked at the water, a lifeless body was found.
The Verruckt opened only in July, but it had been delayed.
Now, footage has emerged of the ride’s rafts flying off.
It is terrifying, and people think the ride’s weaknesses caused the kid’s death.
Specifically, some think the seatbelts were to blame.
As a person rides the Verruckt, the seatbelts get undone accidentally.
The safety of the ride was already mentioned back in 2014.
There were issues regarding the engineering aspect of the ride, but the creator of the waterslide argued that it was already “safe dangerous” instead of simply being dangerous.
The creator also noted that it was primarily for thrill seekers and not families.
However, every ride should still put safety first before excitement. Now, the ride is filled with controversy.