A MEMBER of the maintenance staff at Flamingo Land has been airlifted to hospital after being injured while working on a ride.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "At around 1.30pm on August 5, 2020, North Yorkshire Police were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to an industrial incident at Flamingo Land Resort near Pickering.

"A member of maintenance staff suffered leg injuries while working on a ride.

"The man was airlifted to hospital by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Although serious, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

"The Health and Safety Executive have been informed."

A spokesperson for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service, said: " We received an emergency call just after 1.20pm this afternoon to an incident involving a man who had been injured at Flamingo Land Resort in North Yorkshire.

"Two ambulances and an air ambulance were dispatched to the scene and the patient was flown to hospital for further care."

Flamingo Land has been approached for a comment.