Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was left serious hurt. They say she fell from a ride at Hull Fair while adding a teenager was also hurt.
In a statement issued, Humberside Police said;
“A woman has been taken to hospital for treatment after falling from a ride at Hull Fair this evening Monday 7 October.”
“It’s believed she fell from one of the rides onto the base of a nearby ride and injured herself. It also appears a teenager who was on the ground also received minor injuries.”
“Both rides have been closed while officers and health and safety officials from Hull City Council work together to establish what happened.”
Chief Inspector Paul Kirby, Tactical Commander for Hull Fair added;
“A woman has sadly been seriously injured this evening at Hull Fair and taken to hospital by ambulance.”
“We do not believe her injuries are life-threatening or life-changing.”
“A teenage boy was struck by the woman as she fell. He thankfully only sustained minor injuries.
“We have very well established plans in place with the council for any incident like this at the fair, and I want to thank everyone for their patience while we deal with this.”
“I am appealing for anyone who might have seen what happened, or who has any video footage of it to contact us.”
“Please quote log 514 of 7/10/19.”