12-year-old airlifted to hospital after bike fall

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A 12-year old boy was airlifted to hospital after falling off his bicycle in Kelmarsh.

The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon (April 16).

Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance (WNAA) were called because of the remote location of the incident.

WNAA said they received the call at 3.25pm and landed at the scene 14 minutes later.

A spokesman added: “On arrival, the patient was complaining of pain to his leg and neck. The crew were able to gain IV access and provide the patient with pain relief.

“He was then immobilised before being flown to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, where they arrived at 4.18pm.”