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Footballer airlifted to hospital after suffering head injury

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A young footballer was airlifted to hospital after suffering a head injury during a game.

The 12-year-old, who is believed to be from Birmingham, was injured during a match in Middleton Cheney on Saturday, December 7, at about 11am.

A spokesman for Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance said: “He was initially assessed and treated by an off-duty emergency care practitioner, who requested the attendance of the air ambulance to safely transport the patient to hospital.

“On arrival, the patient was still in a state of confusion. He was given pain relief and flown to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further treatment.”

 

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