It’s an ADA World
Sometimes things go wrong, even at Disneyland. But when a ride breaks down a plan should be in place to evacuate ALL the riders.
There was no plan in place for Jose Martinez who is quadriplegic. Everyone else was evacuated when the “It’s A Small World” ride broke down. For 40 minutes he was left trapped on the ride. His blood pressure spiked but paramedics were not called. Martinez is now suing under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Disney issued a statement saying that it has procedures in place. But obviously they weren’t working when Mr. Martinez needed help. I’m not sure why Mr. Martinez filed a lawsuit. Perhaps it was to make Disney aware that the ADA is no joke.