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Child airlifted to hospital after ‘serious’ incident at Lightwater Valley theme park | UK News



A child has been airlifted to hospital after reports of a serious incident at Lightwater Valley theme park in North Yorkshire.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance said a child had been flown to Leeds General Infirmary.

Pictures on Twitter showed the helicopter landing near one of the park’s rides.

Emergency services and the park have not yet said what happened, but the man who posted the images tweeted: “Just saw a kid fall off the Twister rollercoaster.”

A university student died on a ride at the park, near Ripon in North Yorkshire, in June 2001.

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