Update 2 17.50 - http://news.sky.com/story/drayton-manors-splash-canyon-closed-over-patient-in-water-10870380
An 11-year-old girl has died after being airlifted from a Staffordshire theme park after reportedly falling into the water
Update via staff Police
We were called at 2.25pm this afternoon to reports that a child had fallen from a water ride at Drayton Manor Park.
The girl, believed to be 11-years-old from the Leicester area, has been airlifted to Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Her parents have been informed and are being supported by officers.
The HSE have been informed of the incident.https://www.facebook.com/staffordshirepolice/?ref=br_rs
Drayton Manor Theme Splash Canyon ride has been closed after 'serious' incident - reports of boy fallen into water on social media but nothing confirmed as of yet. - rumours of park being closed also.
You may want to check with DM if you have any plans to visit in the near future
(image via @davecharlesF1 on twitter)
''A spokesman for Drayton Manor said: "The Splash Canyon ride has been closed following an incident this afternoon. Emergency services are at the scene and our fully trained park staff are assisting."
Just hope all involved are OK :(
Police say they are preparing a statement.Source
Cars are also being turned away link