Teenage boy airlifted to hospital after serious collision in Penwortham

A 13-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after a serious collision in Penwortham.

Monday, 4th February 2019, 9:38 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 5:18 pm
The accident happened at the junction of Hill Road and Liverpool Road in Penwortham at 8.40am on Monday, February 4.

The schoolboy was riding his bike to school when he was involved in a collision near the junction of Kingsway and Liverpool Road at around 8.40am.

An ambulance and an air ambulance were despatched to the scene with senior clinicians onboard.

The boy was treated at the scene by paramedics before being airlifted to Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool.

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The accident happened at the junction of Hill Road and Liverpool Road in Penwortham at 8.40am on Monday, February 4.

The North West Ambulance Service said the boy had suffered trauma injuries, including injuries to his chest.

A police spokesman said: "We were called at 8.42am today (4 February) to reports of a collision on Hill Road, Penwortham.

"It involved a car and a 13-year-old male cyclist.

"The Air Ambulance is in attendance."