Child airlifted with rugby injury

Ambulance BonnetSunday 1st March 2015 – 6.50pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A child has been airlifted to hospital following an incident in Worcestershire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service dispatched an ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham to the Glyn Mitchell Memorial Ground, off Hanbury Road in Droitwich Spa at approximately 11.20am this morning.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a boy who had been injured whilst playing rugby.

“Ambulance crews assessed the boy, believed to be approximately 7 years of age, and treated him for a potential spinal injury. The boy was airlifted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

We have no further details on this incident.

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