HSE investigates incident at Cornwall theme park

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is investigating an incident at a theme park in Cornwall after three people suffered injuries on a ride and attended hospital.

The incident happened at around 11.45am on 26 July at Flambards theme park in Helston, Cornwall.

HSE is making enquiries into what happened and the ride remains closed to the public.

Simon Chilcott, HSE Principal Inspector, said: “While incidents at theme parks are relatively rare, we are now gathering information to ascertain what happened.”

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