A roller coaster that can go from zero to 112mph in 1.56 seconds: What could go wrong? Something, perhaps. The Do-Dodonpa roller coaster at the Fuji-Q Highland amusement park in Japan has been indefinitely put on pause while officials investigate whether riders sustained injuries because of it. Between December 2020 and this month, four passengers say that’s what happened.
… Reports say the injuries included a fractures in their necks, chest, and backs, including a cervical fracture and a thoracic spine fracture. All were in their 30s to 50s; 210,000 people rode the coaster without incident during that time