First pictures as Drayton Manor Park reopens

Flowers left in memory of Evha Janneth Credit: ITV News Central

Drayton Manor Park has opened for the first time today after the death of Evha Janneth on Tuesday, on the Splash Canyon Ride.

Flowers have been left by the ride in her memory.

The Splash Canyon ride remains closed while Health and Safety Inspectors examine the scene, and Drayton Manor Park have closed rides which overlook the Splash Canyon as a mark of respect.

Credit: ITV News Central/Peter Bearne

People at the park today told ITV News Central they were pleased the park was back open, and thought it was the right decision, but some said their thoughts were with the 11-year-old's family.

Credit: ITV News Central/Peter Bearne
Credit: ITV News Central/Peter Bearne

In their latest statement the park say,