Theme park ride closed after 'serious incident' on ride

A theme park has closed after a person fell into a water ride.

The Splash Canyon ride at Drayton Manor in Staffordshire has been shut after a 'serious incident' on Tuesday.

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West Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed in a statement that they were called to the scene at 2.18pm after receiving reports of a patient in the water. Responders attended within seven minutes of the alarm being raised.

Their condition is not yet known.