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Flamingo Land theme park worker injured on ride

image captionThe park is restricting access to the area where the worker was injured
A worker at a theme park has suffered leg injuries while working on a ride.
The man was injured at the Flamingo Land Resort in North Yorkshire at about 13:20 BST.
He was airlifted to hospital for further treatment, but his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.
Flamingo Land Resort has been approached for comment and the Health and Safety Executive has been informed.
image copyrightAshleigh Logan
image captionThe man was injured at about 13:20 BST on Wednesday
The theme park was open to the public at the time and Ashleigh Logan, who was queuing for a ride, said she saw an air ambulance flying overhead.
"There was an ambulance earlier but that seems to have gone now, there is now a random tent and a lot of police around the dino rollercoaster," she added.
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The Health and Safety Executive confirmed it had been notified and said it was making "initial enquiries".
Flamingo Land Resort was first established as a zoo in 1959.
It now covers 375 acres and includes a zoo, holiday village and theme park including one of Europe's tallest vertical drop rides.
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