Girl, 11, dies after falling from water ride at theme park

An 11-year-old girl has died after falling from a ride at Drayton Manor Theme Park.

Evha Jannath fell from the Splash Canyon water ride on Tuesday afternoon.

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School girl who died in Drayton Manor incident named

Evha Jannath Credit: Staffordshire Police

The 11-year-old school girl who died at Drayton Manor theme park yesterday (10 May) has been named as Evha Jannath from Leicester.

Evha died after falling from a water ride at the theme park. She was recovered from the water and received advanced life support from ambulance crews before she was flown to Birmingham Children's Hospital where she later passed away.

Evha was at the park as part of a school trip with the Jameah Girls Academy.

A Health and Safety Executive investigation has now begun with the full support of Staffordshire Police.

The family are being supported by specially trained officers.

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