Boy, 11, airlifted to hospital after Potters Bar road accident

11:53 05 April 2012

Essex Air Ambulance

Essex Air Ambulance


AN 11-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital after a road collision in Potters Bar yesterday (Wednesday).

The accident happened just after 5.30pm in Barnet Road.

The youngster collided with a car, breaking his femur.

Paramedics from WGC, Borehamwood, Hertford and the Essex Air Ambulance attended the scene.

Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson said: “The young boy received a significant injury to his leg and following treatment and stabilisation by land and air ambulance crews, he was flown direct to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel.”

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