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Movie World horror as a boy 'falls off a ride' and suffers severe head injuries 

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Movie World horror as a boy ‘falls off a ride’ and suffers a serious head injury

  • The boy has been rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital in Queensland 
  • Park owner Village Roadshow conducting ‘investigation as matter of priority’ 

A child has fallen off a ride and suffered head injuries at Movie World on the Gold Coast. 

The boy was rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital where he is said to be in a stable condition.  

In a statement, owner Village Roadshow said: ‘An ambulance was called to Movie World to attend to a guest following an incident on the carousel ride.

‘The guest received a laceration to his head and was attended to by Movie World’s Nurse before being taken to hospital in a stable condition. 

A boy reportedly fell from a ride at Movie World on the Gold Coast and was rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital

A boy reportedly fell from a ride at Movie World on the Gold Coast and was rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital

‘Our thoughts are with the guest and his family and we wish him a speedy recovery.’ 

It added that: ‘We pride ourselves on our standards of care and quality and an investigation is being conducted as a matter of priority into the exact cause of the incident.’ 

The ride has been closed.

The incident comes more than five years after four people were crushed to death on the Thunder River Rapids Ride at nearby Dreamworld, which is operated by a separate company.

The boy has been rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital in Queensland with a serious head injury

The boy has been rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital in Queensland with a serious head injury

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