A man fell in Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom Lodge the same day a 33-year-old cast member is hit by a fatal accident.
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The police in Orange County, Florida, have confirmed that there is a second Walt Disney World worker was injured in an industrial accident in the park, just hours after another employee was killed in a separate accident on Monday.
Of the last accident, the provincial Executive Ingrid Tejada-Monforte of Orange County police said that the male employee injured by a fall at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge around 10:30 pm, the Orlando Sentinel reported.
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The degree of the severity of his injuries is not known, thought they were said to be not life-threatening. The employee had called 911 after his fall and was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center.
“We wish him a full and fast recovery,” a spokeswoman for Disney World said in a statement obtained by the Sentinel.
It was the second accident happened to a worker at Walt Disney World on Monday alone, after the death of Juan Alberto Ojeda, 33, who was killed in an “industrial accident” that morning.
Ojeda was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which took place in the vicinity of Disney’s Pop Century Resort, after he was trapped under a new car that jumped a curb, according to witnesses who spoke with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Fox 35 reported.
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“Each of us in Walt Disney World Resort are deeply saddened today by the loss of one of our Cast Members,” George A. Kalogridis, president of Walt Disney World Resort, said of Ojeda’s death in a statement obtained by Fox News. “This is a tragic accident, and we are providing resources and care for those affected and are working closely with authorities to understand how this happened.”
Walt Disney World has said that the provision of resources and care to the victims of both accidents.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.