Boy, 5, airlifted to hospital with head injuries after gravestone falls on him
A five-year-old boy who was airlifted to hospital after a gravestone fell on top of him is expected home in days.
Paramedics were called to St Peter’s Church in Inskip at 3.15pm on Saturday, October 1 after a 999 caller said a gravestone had fallen on top of the boy, identified only as Iain.
An NWAS spokesman said: “A five-year-old boy suffered a major trauma to the head after an incident with a gravestone. He was flown to Alder Hey hospital.”
Kate Leyland, headteacher of the boy’s school, Inskip St Peter’s CE Primary, said: “This is a very upsetting accident.
“Our thoughts and prayers are... read more
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