1. 11-year-old girl killed in horrific accident on UK theme park ride, eerily similar to Dreamworld ride.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) May 9, 2017
An 11-year-old girl on a school trip to a UK theme park has died after she suffered fatal injuries on the family-owned Drayton Manor’s Splash Canyon ride.
According to The Mirror, emergency services rushed to the scene around 2:25pm local time after reports a child was in the water of the fast-paced rapids ride.
The girl, who lived in Leicester in central England, was on a school trip when she was injured. She was treated at the scene before being airlifted to hospital.
The girl – who has not been identified but is believed to have been a student at Jameah Girls’ Academy, an Islamic day school for girls in Years 3-11 – died from her injuries in hospital.