Boy, one, rushed to major trauma centre after falling from building

A ONE-YEAR-OLD boy has been rushed to a major trauma centre after falling from a building in North London.

Emergency services raced to the scene in Tottenham Hale this afternoon after the tot “fell from height”.

An air ambulance landed at the scene - but the tot was taken to hospital by road

An air ambulance landed at the scene – but the tot was taken to hospital by roadCredit: @999London
The scene of the incident in Tottenham Hale

The scene of the incident in Tottenham HaleCredit: @999London

Paramedics said they were called shortly before 1pm to reports of a child having fallen from a height in Dawlish Road.

The boy was treated at the scene and an air ambulance landed before he was rushed to a major trauma centre by road “as a priority”.

A Met Police spokesperson said the one-year-old’s condition has now been deemed not life-threatening.

But enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

A Met Police spokesperson told MyLondon: “Police were called at 1.17pm on Tuesday, 15 March to reports that a child had fallen from height in Dawlish Road, N17.

“Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.

“A one-year-old boy was taken to hospital where his condition was assessed as not life-threatening. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.”

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A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 12.59pm today to reports of a child having fallen from height in Dawlish Road, Tottenham.

“We sent an ambulance crew and an incident response officer to the scene.

“We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance. We treated a patient at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre, by road, as a priority.”

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