Universal Studios fined for Dueling Dragons accident

The Orlando Sentinel reports on the very small fine that OSHA has levied on Universal Orlando after an employee was injured on the Dueling Dragons attraction. The original fine of $5000, which is but a slap on the wrist, was cut down even further when Universal agreed to make changes to the attraction.

Located in Islands of Adventure, Dueling Dragons is scheduled to be rethemed into a Harry Potter TriWizard Tournament coaster called “Dragon’s Challenge” after the the holiday rush is over. The queue, once thought the best themed queue in Orlando, is already being worked on. It will reopen in 2010.