Park officials say the guest suffered a thumb injury while onboard. A Carowinds spokesperson says a guest received a thumb injury while riding the rollercoaster. Copperhead Strike was the park's 14th coaster. The fact that the ride is still closed three days later is noteworthy. ABC affiliate WSOC reports, according to officials, the guest hurt their thumb on the ride Sunday evening and was taken to the hospital for medical attention. A Carowinds spokesperson says a guest received a thumb injury while riding the rollercoaster. Carowinds’ newest roller coaster, the Copperhead Strike, is closed indefinitely after a guest injured their hand on the ride over the weekend, park officials said. CHARLOTTE, N. C. (WLOS) -- Carowinds’ newest roller coaster, the Copperhead Strike, is closed after a guest injured their hand on the ride over the weekend, park officials said. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Carowinds’ newest thrill ride, Copperhead Strike, is closed until further notice after a guest was injured on the ride Sunday evening. That person was taken to the hospital. FULL STORY CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An amusement park located in both North and South Carolina has closed its newest roller coaster after someone suffered a thumb injury.Carowinds said the rider was hurt Sunday on the Copperhead Strike coaster.

Their identity has not been released. Copperhead Strike inspection report shows lock and safety cable broke. The Copperhead Strike is the first double-launch… The ride is the first double-launched roller coaster, and the second launched coaster at Carowinds, after White Lightnin' (now Golden Loop at Gold Reef … Its only a thumb injury but the ride is closed.

The Copperhead Strike double launch roller coaster has been closed since Sunday evening when a rider was injured while onboard. Park officials say the guest suffered a thumb injury while onboard. The Copperhead Strike roller coaster at Carowinds remains closed after a guest was hurt on the ride, park officials said. Carowinds’ newest roller coaster, the Copperhead Strike, is closed after a guest injured their hand on the ride over the weekend, park officials said. According to officials, the guest hurt their thumb on the ride on Sunday evening and was taken to the hospital for medical attention. The Copperhead Strike rollercoaster at Carowinds is closed due to an injury that occurred on Sunday, FOX46 reported. The guest injured a … YORK COUNTY, S.C. -- York County, SC The Copperhead Strike roller coaster at Carowinds remains closed after a guest was hurt on the ride, park officials said. Copperhead Strike Injury #108131 By formeryogi - August 21st, 2019, 6:53 pm I realize this has been mentioned elsewhere, but thought we should keep this out of the general thread since it's different from souvenir cups and crowd conditions. At this time, it's still unclear exactly what happened on the ride that caused the injury. Copperhead Strike is part of a 7-acre country-themed area to include Blue Ridge Country Kitchen and other rides. The ride opened earlier this year at the amusement park, which is located south of Charlotte, North Carolina. The incident happened on the Copperhead Strike Rollercoaster on Sunday night, officials confirmed. In late 2019, a 130-suite hotel will open. The incident happened on the Copperhead Strike Rollercoaster on Sunday night, officials confirmed.

Copperhead Strike is the first double launch roller coaster in the Carolinas. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WLOS) -- Carowinds’ newest roller coaster, the Copperhead Strike, is closed after a guest injured their hand on the ride over the weekend, park officials said. Copperhead Strike is a double launched roller coaster at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina.Manufactured by Mack Rides, the ride debuted to the public on March 23, 2019 as part of a newly themed area, Blue Ridge Junction. Carowinds officials have not released how the injury occurred or who the injured person was, but the company did release the following statement: The incident happened on the Copperhead Strike Rollercoaster on Sunday night, officials confirmed. The park opened in 1973. It is a steel track coaster that launches riders from 0 to 42 miles per hour in just 2.5 seconds and flips them upside down five times. FOX 46 is learning more about how a rider was injured on the new Copperhead Strike roller coaster last month at Carowinds.