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Teenager injured after fall on orienteering trip

Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

A 14-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg in a fall at Burton Dassett Country Park today (Wednesday).

It happened at about 12.20pm after the patient slipped on a slope while on an orienteering trip as part of his Duke of Edinburgh programme. Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance landed at the scene ten minutes later, giving him pain relief before taking his to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment.

 

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