North West Wales

Man hit by fairground ride on Barmouth promenade

Barmouth promenade Image copyright Google
Image caption Both land and air ambulances were sent to the scene on Barmouth promenade

A man has been taken to hospital after he was struck by a fairground ride on a north Wales promenade.

Holyhead coastguard said the man was hit by the caterpillar coaster on the seafront at Barmouth, Gwynedd.

The ambulance service said it was called at about 10:15 BST.

An air ambulance was sent to the scene, but the man was taken to Bronglais General Hospital in Aberystwyth by land ambulance.

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