Child hospitalised after 'tripping over' at Thornton nursery

A child was taken to hospital after "tripping over" at a nursery in Thornton.

Tuesday, 2nd November 2021, 5:30 pm

An air ambulance landed on the field at the corner of Poachers Way and Fleetwood Road North at approximately midday today (November 2).

A road ambulance was also reported spotted outside Little Explorers Nursery and Forest School in West Drive, with medical staff seen going into the establishment.

Staff at the nursery have confirmed a child was taken to hospital after "tripping over".

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A child was taken to hospital after "tripping over" at Little Explorers Nursery and Forest School in West Drive (Credit: Google)

"A child tripped over at the nursery and an ambulance was called," a spokesman for Little Explorers Nursery said.

"It was expected to take an hour and a half to arrive so instead an air ambulance was sent."

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North West Ambulance Service said they were called to the scene at around 11.20am.

A spokesman for NWAS said: "An emergency ambulance and an air ambulance crew attended," a spokesman for NWAS said.

"A patient has been taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital by road for treatment."

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