A teenage boy was flown to a hospital after suffering serious injuries at a Bournemouth skate park.

The boy fell off his skateboard in Kings Park and suffered seizures when rescue workers arrived at the scene.

A spokesman for the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance told the Daily Echo: “Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance were involved in an incident in which a teenage boy fell off his skateboard and equipment.

Kitesurfer pulled towards the rock after losing his board

“Our emergency vehicle was first on site and then our intensive care team was assigned with airplanes. The patient was flown to Southampton Hospital.”

The South Western Ambulance Service said he was called to the crime scene at 5:09 p.m.

A spokesman said, “This has been treated as Priority 1, we have allocated various resources including ambulances and ambulances.

“A teenage male patient with head injuries and seizures was rushed to Southampton General Hospital by ambulance.”

The park was busy with people enjoying the holiday sunshine when the incident occurred.

It is believed that the injured boy was not nearby.