The 7 Scariest Theme Park Accidents That Actually Took People’s Lives

When it comes to braving extreme theme park attractions, I try to take comfort in knowing that millions of people have been on the same rides and no one has died. But how true is that exactly? You’d think that if someone died on a ride, they’d immediately close it forever, but as this countdown by InterestingTop7s shows, that isn’t always the case.

Here are some of the most dangerous theme park attractions around the world — some of which are still operational today.

Part of what makes this video so creepy (aside from the haunting, Bowie-esque narration) is the fact that even after countless injuries and deaths, people still want to experience these rides. I count myself among these amusement park enthusiasts, but how many shattered bodies does it take for a ride to lose its allure?