NTSB Now Investigating WDW Monorail Collision

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The National Transportation Safety Board is now investigating the fatal Walt Disney World monorail collision. At about 2 a.m. EDT on Sunday (July 5), two monorail trains collided killing the operator of one of the trains. One cast member was killed, but no resort guests were seriously injured. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is already investigating the fatal monorail collision. The crash happened near the Ticket and Transportation Center. The cast member, a 21-year-old, was piloting a monorail that crashed into a second train, according to published reports. Authorities believe one of the

OSHA to Investigate Monorail Crash

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating Sunday’s fatal monorail collision at the Walt Disney World resort, authorities said. A Walt Disney World cast member was killed early Sunday morning (July 5) when two monorails collided at the Ticket and Transportation Center. The cast member, a 21-year-old, was piloting a monorail that crashed into a second train, according to published reports. There is some speculation that one of the monorails may have been backing up at the time of the crash, the driver perhaps thinking he was backing onto a spur track. Disney said

One Killed in WDW Monorail Collision

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A Walt Disney World cast member was killed early Sunday morning (July 5) when two monorails collided at the Ticket and Transportation Center. The cast member, a 21-year-old, was piloting a monorail that crashed into a second train, according to published reports. “Today, we mourn the loss of our fellow cast member. Our hearts go out to his family and to those who have lost a friend and co-worker,” OrlandoSentinel.com quoted Walt Disney World spokesman Mike Griffin as saying. “The safety of our guests and cast members is always our top priority. The monorail is

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