Man, 52, dies after suffering head injuries at Ocean Beach Pleasure park | The Sun

Man, 52, dies after suffering head injuries at Ocean Beach Pleasure park | The Sun

April 26, 2023

A MAN has died after suffering head injuries in a tragic accident at a popular amusement park.

The 52-year-old, who was working at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park in South Shields, Tyneside died of his injuries on April 25, cops confirmed.

The accident reportedly occurred on March 19.

The worker was rushed to Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle but never recovered.

A spokesperson for Northumberland Police said: "A full investigation was carried out into a report that a man had been injured in a workplace accident at Ocean Beach Amusement Park in South Shields last month.

"Officers worked alongside the Health & Safety Executive to carry out a range of enquiries into the incident and are satisfied that no criminal offences were committed.


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"The man injured has since sadly died and all our thoughts are with his family. A report has been made for the coroner."

A Health and Safety Executive spokesperson added: "We offer our condolences to the family."

The death will now be investigated by the coroner.

At the time of the accident, park management confirmed that a member of staff was injured during daily testing and maintenance of their attractions.

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A spokesperson said last month: "This happened at ground level on an amusement ride before it was open to the public. No other employees or members of the public were injured."

Ocean Beach Management have been contacted for comment.

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