Five teenagers are being treated in hospital after an accident at a carnival in Ayr, Scotland.


A number of people were hurt after they were thrown from the carnival ride last night.



Police have said that people have been taken to Ayr and Crosshouse Hospitals to receive treatment for their injuries.


While two girls escaped with just minor injuries, a 16-year-old boy suffered several broken ribs, another 16-year-old girl was left with a fractured wrist and facial injuries and a 17-year-old boy was treatment for a minor head injury.


All five have since been released from hospital.



A spokeswoman from Scottish Fire and Rescue said in a statement:


"The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 9:36pm on Saturday September 3 to reports of an incident involving a ride on the grounds near to Ayr Racecourse.


"A heavy rescue vehicle from Easterhouse, three urban search and rescue pumps from Kilmarnock and two appliances from Ayr were immediately mobilised to the scene.



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