Boy injured in Lightwater Valley accident now breathing independently

The air ambulance arrives at Lightwater Valley. Photograph: Emma Rowland on Twitter
2 Jun 2019 @ 5.30 pm
| News

The condition of a seven year-old boy who was badly injured in an accident at Lightwater Valley is improving.

The boy is being treated at Leeds General Infirmary after being injured in the incident at Lightwater Valley Theme Park near Ripon on Thursday (30 May).

He was treated at the scene, with what was initially believed at to be non-life threatening injuries, and airlifted to hospital where his condition was later described as stable but critical.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said today that the boy is now breathing independently and his condition continues to improve.

North Yorkshire Police is assisting the Health and Safety Executive with their investigation.

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