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Thrillseeker claims that riding the famous wooden roller coaster caused a terrible spinal injury that left him quadriplegic.

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Kul Sannyashi rode the Swamp Fox roller coaster at the Family Kingdom amusement park in Myrtle Beach in July 2021, where he was left with a traumatic spinal injury and a quadriplegic, according to a lawsuit.

A man suffered a horrific spinal injury that left him quadriplegic after riding his “first roller coaster” at a popular South Carolina amusement park, according to a new lawsuit.

Kul Sannyashi rode the ‘Swamp Fox’ roller coaster at the Family Kingdom amusement park in Myrtle Beach in July 2021, when the alleged incident occurred.

His wife, Gangia Adhikari, on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the “largest coastal amusement park” for negligence and ultra-dangerous activity. She is seeking unspecified financial damages.

Sannyashi, who also filed a lawsuit against the park, rode the 2,640-foot roller coaster that can reach a top speed of 75 pmh. He suffered “an acute spinal cord injury” that left him a quadriplegic, according to the lawsuit.

The Swamp Fox, originally known as ‘Red Devil’, began operation in May 1966 and is one of the few remaining wooden roller coasters in the US.

Kul Sannyashi rode the Swamp Fox roller coaster at the Family Kingdom amusement park in Myrtle Beach in July 2021, where he was left with a traumatic spinal injury and a quadriplegic, according to a lawsuit.

His wife, Gangia Adhikari, filed a case against him on Thursday.

His wife, Gangia Adhikari, on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the “largest coastal amusement park” for negligence and ultra-dangerous activity.

The legal filing names Family Kingdom, the park’s parent company, Ocean Avenue Attractions LLC, along with park employees Leigh V. Meese and Donnie Snipes, as defendants.

Sannyashi and his wife in July 2021 at an amusement park

Sannyashi and his wife in July 2021 at an amusement park

On the day of the alleged incident, Sannyashi purchased a ticket to ride the roller coaster. Due to the defendants’ “negligence, carelessness, recklessness, willfulness and wantonness,” the trip allegedly seriously injured him, according to the lawsuit.

The lawsuit said the park failed to inspect the roller coaster to “ensure it was operating properly” and failed to “adequately warn customers” about its danger “compared to other attractions.”

The filing adds that Family Kingdom Amusement Park created “unsafe” conditions, failed to take precautions, and failed to “adequately test, remove and restrict access” to the roller coaster, which in turn created a “dangerous roller coaster” for riders. customers.

Morgan Martin, whose firm represents the couple, said The news of the sun that many people have called the journey “violent and hard” over the years.

“The allegation is that he gets along and then becomes a quadriplegic. It’s a very, very sad day for that young man, who is in a horrible condition,” Martin said.

Swamp Fox, originally known as 'Red Devil', began operation in May 1966 and is one of the few remaining wooden roller coasters in the US.

Swamp Fox, originally known as ‘Red Devil’, began operation in May 1966 and is one of the few remaining wooden roller coasters in the US.

TO GoFundMe A page has since been created to raise money to pay for his ongoing procedures and 24-hour care.

The donation page explained that on ‘his first roller coaster ride’ Sannyashi suffered an injury to the C1/C2 vertebrae in his spine.

‘He is currently a ventilator-dependent quadriplegic who needs 24-hour care. “Our lives have completely changed but our hearts are truly grateful that we still have Kul with us,” read the page, created when the alleged incident occurred.

In a Facebook post on July 26, 2021, Adhikari shared a photo of her and her husband at an amusement park, although it is unclear if it was taken at Family Kingdom.

‘There are no words that can express how much I miss you. My happiness is there where (sic) you are. I love you so much, I miss you always,’ she said.

As of Saturday night, more than $14,500 has been raised. DailyMail.com has contacted Family Kingdom Amusement Park for comment.

This is not the first time the Myrtle Beach amusement park has faced legal trouble over the Swamp Fox roller coaster, as a Horror County woman sued the Family Kingdom amusement park in 2019.

A GoFundMe page has since been set up to raise money to pay for Sannyashi's ongoing procedures and round-the-clock care. (in the photo: Sannyashi and his wife in 2020)

A GoFundMe page has since been set up to raise money to pay for Sannyashi’s ongoing procedures and round-the-clock care. (in the photo: Sannyashi and his wife in 2020)

The unidentified woman who rode the roller coaster on June 9, 2018 said she was not warned how dangerous and bumpy the roller coaster was. WBTW reported.

The lawsuit revealed that the woman had a history of back problems, but other roller coasters were not a problem for her in the past.

“However, the Swamp Fox roller coaster was much bumpier than a normal roller coaster and, in fact, went off the tracks and came crashing back down, aggravating plaintiff’s previous back injuries,” the lawsuit says.

The amusement park located on Ocean Boulevard is home to more than 35 attractions for children and adults.

According to Family Kingdom websitethe Swamp Fox “takes passengers on a thrilling adrenaline rush as they gaze out over the Atlantic Ocean.”

The attraction had to be restored in 1989 after it was damaged by Hurricane Hugo, The Sun News reported.

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