THREE people have been taken to hospital following an incident which took place on a ride at Fudstock in Barrow.

Police were called at 8.30pm this evening by North West Ambulance Service to a report of two females and a male having been injured at Fudstock in Cavendish Park, Barrow.

Two of the people were reported to have been on a ride at the time that the incident occurred.

Police, ambulance, fire and air ambulance attended the scene.

One female is described as being in a critical condition.

The other two have injuries that are serious but not believed to be life threatening.

They have all been taken to Furness General Hospital.

A cordon has been placed around the area whilst investigations are ongoing.

The incident has been referred to the HSE.

A spokeswoman for North West Ambulance confirmed that three patients were taken by land ambulance to Furness General Hospital with serious injuries.

NWAA had a number of resources at the scene including an air ambulance.

Police did not say which ride was involved but there was a Waltzers ride and several inflatable attractions at the festival.