Children injured in inflatable slide

The deflated slide at Ripley
The deflated slide at Ripley Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Five people, some believed to be children, have been injured and taken to hospital after an inflatable slide was blown away in Ripley in North Yorkshire.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Officers have seized the slide and investigations are continuing at the scene.

"The Health and Safety Executive have been informed and are also attending the scene of the incident."

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Ripley slide accident

Five people, some believed to be children, have been injured and taken to hospital after an inflatable slide was blown away. The incident took place on Main Street, in Ripley, North Yorkshire, when strong winds lifted the attraction into the air.