Two boys injured in motorbike falls

Sunday 16th February 2014 – 8.15pm – Suzie Fothergill.

Ambulance crews treated two boys who had become injured at a motorbike event in Tamworth today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the event near to Stipers Hill and High Street in Polesworth shortly before 11:10am this morning.

Two ambulances and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find two boys who had become injured after falling from their bikes.

“The first boy was treated at the scene for a fractured leg. The casualty was given pain relief and his leg was splinted before he was airlifted to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.

“The second boy was treated for a shoulder injury. He was fully immobilised at the scene and conveyed, via land ambulance, to the same hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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