Boy injured on ride at Movie World during school holidays

A child has been injured on a ride at Movie World on the Gold Coast during the first week of the school holidays in Queensland.

The boy was on a carousel ride at the theme park when he cut his head around 1pm.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson confirmed the boy, aged in his pre-teens, was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

A boy has been injured on a ride at Movie World on the Gold Coast (file photo). (Getty)

Village Roadshow Theme Parks, which operates the park, said the child was treated by Movie World’s nurse before paramedics arrived.

“Our thoughts are with the guest and his family and we wish him a speedy recovery,” a statement said.

“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. In an abundance of caution the ride has been closed while we understand how the incident occurred.

“The safety and wellbeing of guests and team members is our top priority at Village Roadshow Theme Parks and we are committed to providing guests with a fun and safe environment.

“We will provide further updates when they are available.”

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