Tragedy as teen dies after falling from his skateboard at UK Center Parcs


A teenager has died after falling off his skateboard while on holiday at Center Parcs.

The 17-year-old was pronounced dead at 3.54pm on Thursday, November 3 at Center Parcs Woburn Forest.

He was rushed to hospital by air ambulance but passed away a short time later.

A Center Parcs spokesperson said: "It is with great sadness that we confirm, following an incident at Center Parcs Woburn Forest, a guest tragically passed away last week.

"This is a distressing time and our thoughts are with their family and friends. At this time we are also supporting colleagues who assisted the emergency services and express our gratitude to both."

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 3.54pm on Thursday 26th October to Center Parcs Woburn Forest with reports that a teenage boy had fallen from his skateboard.

"An ambulance, ambulance officer vehicle and a response car from the Magpas Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

"The boy was transported to Bedford Hospital South Wing for treatment."

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