Man taken to hospital after being rescued from Wipeout ride at Pleasurewood Hills, near Lowestoft

A man was rescued from a ride at Pleasurewood Hills (Picture: Submitted by David Hanwell)

A man was rescued from a ride at Pleasurewood Hills (Picture: Submitted by David Hanwell) - Credit: Archant

A man has been taken to hospital after being rescued from a ride at Pleasurewood Hills, near Lowestoft.

Several fire crews attended the scene (Picture: Submitted by David Hanwell)

Several fire crews attended the scene (Picture: Submitted by David Hanwell) - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called after a reports a man had been suffering from back pain on a ride, believed to be Wipeout.

Five fire crews - three from Suffolk and two from Norfolk, which included the aerial ladder platform from Great Yarmouth - were called to the theme park shortly before 4pm on Sunday, July 16.

A Suffolk County Council spokesman said crews took part in a rescue 'at height'.

A spokesman from the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) said they were called at 3.46pm to a man who was stuck on a ride due to the back pain.

Emergency services were called after a reports a man had been suffering from back pain on a ride, be

Emergency services were called after a reports a man had been suffering from back pain on a ride, believed to be Wipeout (Picture: Submitted by David Hanwell) - Credit: Archant


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The spokesman said: 'We sent a rapid response vehicle (RRV) and an ambulance crew and treated a man, believed to be in his 40s.

'He was taken to the James Paget University Hospital for further care.'

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The spokesman said his condition was not believed to be life threatening.

Ambulance crews left the scene at about 5.30pm.

Pleasurewood Hills. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Pleasurewood Hills. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Pleasurewood Hills declined to comment.

On Twitter at 5.11pm, @bryonydaviesxo said people had been 'stuck on the ride' for two hours.

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