St Neots funfair ride partially collapses injuring 11


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Eleven people have been injured, one taken to hospital, after a fairground ride collapsed at a funfair in the Cambridge town of St Neots.

The ambulance service were called to the funfair at a 21.25 on Saturday night and treated ten people at the scene.

Officials say 25 people were on the ride, of the vertical spinning variety, when the incident happened.

"I heard a loud bang and the ride fell to the ground," an eyewitness told BBC News.

The Health and Safety Executive has been informed as is currently investigating the scene.

The ride's owners declined to comment on the situation.