20 Stone Woman Gets Stuck Halfway Down Butlins Water Slide

November 5th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason  

Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman who weighed 20 stones became stuck on a Butlins water slide and caused fire rescue to have to come to her aide. The unnamed mother of two kids was traveling with another woman down the slide in a yellow dinghy which got stuck on the slide at Splash Waterworld.

There were approximately one hundred vacationers who had to evacuate the slide in order to free the woman in a rescue which took two hours to complete, according to the ‘Sun’. As a lifeguard helped the larger of the two women off of the dinghy, she slipped and feel, possibly injuring her spine.

Because of the possible injury, the water had to be drained from the ride and she had to be taken out on a spinal board. The ride has a twenty stone limit per dinghy, and a fault with a pump along with the woman’s weight combined to cause the issues.

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