A theme park staff member has been airlifted to hospital after suffering ‘serious’ injuries to his leg while completing maintenance work on a ride.

Emergency services were called to Flamingo Land Resort, near Pickering, at 1.30 this afternoon. The man’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening at this stage, a spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said.

They stated that the Health and Safety Executive have been informed of the incident.

Flamingo Land, which brands itself as a theme park, zoo and resort, has only just recently reopened its doors to visitors after months of closure during lockdown.


It is not clear exactly how the man’s injury was caused in the park.



Images from the scene show paramedics on standby, while an air ambulance carries the man to hospital.

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