NATIONAL NEWS: Ride closed at theme park after 'incident'

A ride at Drayton Manor Theme park has been closed after an incident.

Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 4:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:39 pm
Emergency services are currently at the theme park.

The theme park tweeted this afternoon to say the Splash Canyon ride had been closed.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said it was called to reports of a patient in the water at the Tamworth theme park.

It added that an ambulance, a senior paramedic officer, a paramedic area support officer, a rapid response paramedic, a community first responder and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire were sent to the scene.