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Seven year-old boy’s condition improving after Lightwater Valley incident


The condition of a seven year-old boy, being treated in hospital after being injured at Lightwater Valley, is said to be improving.

The boy is being treated at Leeds General Infirmary after being injured in an incident at Lightwater Valley Theme Park near Ripon on Thursday 30 May 2019.

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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