Hundreds of messages of support have been posted on a social media website for a four-year-old girl from Kent who fell several feet from a walkway at a theme park. Jessica Blake, from Sheerness on the Isle of Sheppey, remains in a critical condition in hospital.
She suffered a fractured skull, and a bleed on the brain and broken ribs, after falling from the Tomb Blaster ride queue at Chessington World of Adventure in Surrey on Thursday. The theme park said an internal investigation was underway and the Health and Safety Executive had been informed.
– Chessington spokesperson
"The resort's fully-trained medical staff were on site immediately and administered direct care to the child until ambulance teams arrived.
"She was then taken to hospital in a conscious state. Until all investigations have concluded we are not in a position to comment further.
A four year old from Kent is fighting for her life after reportedly falling from a bridge at a Surrey theme park.
Jessica Blake, who's from Sheerness, was queuing for a ride at Chessington World of Adventures when she fell. She was rushed to hospital with critical head injuries. Toby Sadler reports from St George's Hospital in Tooting.
Messages of support have been left for the family of a four year old who is in a critical condition after she fell from a walkway at a theme park. Jessica Blake from Sheerness in Kent was visiting Chessington World of Adventure on Thursday when it happened.
Dozens of messages have been left on the park's Facebook page from well wishers.
A four year old from Kent is in a critical condition after falling from a bridge at a theme park in Surrey. She was rushed to St George's Hospital in London after she fell from the raised Tomb Blaster ride queue at Chessington Park on Thursday.