Fatal incident in Rugby

Thursday 4th April 2013 – 8.30am – Suzie Fothergill.  

A boy has died and another has been injured following an incident in Warwickshire yesterday afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a road traffic collision in Parkfield Road in Rugby shortly before 4.35pm yesterday.

An ambulance, two rapid response vehicles, a paramedic area support officer, a senior ambulance officer, the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and a BASICS Doctor were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a boy lying in the road. The boy who had suffered serious injuries was immediately assessed and was found to be in traumatic cardiac arrest. Full resuscitation techniques were carried out at the scene but unfortunately despite best efforts of ambulance crews nothing could be done to save the boy and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.

“A second boy found in a van was treated for facial injuries. The boy was fully immobilised before being conveyed to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire, via land ambulance, for further assessment and treatment.”


Notes to editors

I have no more details on this incident for more information please contact Warwickshire Police.

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