Condition of boy injured at Lightwater Valley improving, police say

The Twister ride at Lightwater Valley. Photo: Coasterpedia.

The condition of a seven-year-old boy, being treated in hospital after being injured at Lightwater Valley, is said to be improving.

The boy is being treated at Leeds General Infirmary after being injured in an incident at Lightwater Valley Theme Park near Ripon on Thursday.

He was treated at the scene, with what was initially believed at to be non-life threatening injuries, and airlifted to hospital where his condition was later described as stable but critical.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said today that the boy is now breathing independently and his condition continues to improve.

North Yorkshire Police said was is assisting the Health and Safety Executive with their investigation