Light Water Valley Incident

Published 30th May 2019

Crews were called to reports of an incident at Light Water Valley this morning at around 11:30am.

On their arrival the air ambulance and other emergency services were in attendance. 

Fire crews assisted with transporting the casualty to the ambulance.

No further action was taken by fire crews at the scene.

Below is a statement from North Yorkshire Police issued at 12:37 (30th May)

(also available on their website at

Police were called to reports of a medical incident involving a child at Lightwater Valley theme park near Ripon at 11.30am today.

The child, a 6-year-old boy, who was conscious when officers arrived at the scene, has been taken to hospital. His condition is not believed to be life threatening.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been notified.

Officers remain at the scene.