Boy, 13, airlifted to Alder Hey hospital after falling from hotel roof

A 13-year-old boy was airlifted to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital after falling from a hotel roof.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Albert Road in Blackpool (December 8), before the teenager was flown to Alder Hey.

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The circumstances regarding the fall are currently under investigation.

The boy suffered serious head and facial injuries as well as suspected fractures.

He is currently in a serious but stable condition, reports Lancs Live.

A spokesperson for police said: “We were called at around 3.05pm yesterday (Tuesday, December 8th) to reports a teenage boy had fallen from the roof of a hotel on Albert Road, Blackpool.

“Emergency services, including the air ambulance, attended and the boy, 13, was taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital for treatment.

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“He has suffered serious head and facial injuries, as well as a number of suspected fractures and is in a serious but stable condition.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the exact circumstances and the HSE has been informed.”