Emergency services were called to the scene in Taplow at around midday on Sunday


Six people were injured during a boat explosion in Taplow near Maidenhead on Sunday afternoon.

Officers from Thames Valley Police were called to the seen at Bray Lock, Amerden Lane at around 12.40pm.

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A number of adults and children were on board the privately owned vessel when it exploded on the Thames.

A man and a woman in their forties and a 12-year-old girl were taken to St George’s Hospital in London for treatment, while another woman in her thirties and a three-year-old boy were taken to John Radcliffe Hospital. All their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Another man who received minor injuries as a result of the explosion was treated at the scene.

Officers remained at the lock during Sunday afternoon and an investigation is now underway to establish the circumstances of the explosion.

Anyone with information about the incident is being asked call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101.