Young girl rushed to hospital after skate park incident

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A 12-year-old girl has been rushed to hospital after an incident in an Eastbourne skate park.

Emergency services were called to the site, in Larkspur Drive, just before 2pm on Tuesday (August 11) after a young girl was reported to have been injured at that location.

She received treatment from paramedics at the scene and is recovering at Eastbourne DGH.

A Sussex Police spokesperson said: “Enquiries are at an early stage but it is already clear that there are no suspicious circumstances.”

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