A young boy has been taken to hospital after falling from the carousel ride at Movie World on the Gold Coast.
The child, aged in his pre-teens, sustained a head injury in the fall just after 1pm today.
A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson confirmed the youngster was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
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Village Roadshow Theme Parks released a statement a short time ago, confirming the ride has been closed as a precaution as investigations into how the incident occurred continue.
“Our thoughts are with the guest and his family and we wish him a speedy recovery,” the statement read.
“The safety and wellbeing of guests and team members is our top priority and we are committed to providing guests with a fun and safe environment.”