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