Air ambulance rushes to child after fall from tree

PUBLISHED: 12:11 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 12:11 22 May 2018

Emergency service resources including an air ambulance were despatched to Welwyn Garden City after a child fell out of a tree.

Emergency service resources including an air ambulance were despatched to Welwyn Garden City after a child fell out of a tree.

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A child was taken to hospital after falling from a tree in Welwyn Garden City.

The ambulance service was called yesterday (May 21) at 4.14pm to reports of an 11-year-old boy who had fallen from a tree.

An ambulance crew, a rapid response vehicle, and the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance attended the scene in King George V Playing Fields, in the Woodhall area.

They treated his arm injury at the scene and took him to Lister Hospital in a land ambulance for further care.

A spokeswoman for the ambulance service said: “The boy’s injuries were not thought to be life threatening.”

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