Girl, 12, rushed to major trauma centre after plummeting ‘from a height’
A 12-year-old schoolgirl was injured after falling ‘from a height’ in London last night.
Police officers rushed to Acton Mews in Hackney shortly after 9pm after receiving reports of a child being injured in a fall.
It is believed the girl plummeted from an apartment block, according to reports.
The girl was transported to a major trauma centre and her condition has been described as ‘non life-threatening’.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Police were called to Acton Mews, E8, at 21.16hrs on Friday, 13 March, to a report of a girl fallen from height.
“Officers attended along with paramedics from London Ambulance Service (LAS).
“A 12-year-old girl was found injured. She was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital.
“Her condition has been assessed as non life-threatening.
“The incident is not being treated as suspicious.”
According to Mail Online, a London Ambulance Service spokesman added: “We were called at 9:16pm on 12 March to Acton Mews, E8, to reports of a person injured from a fall from height.
“We dispatched a number of resources to the scene including an incident response officer, an ambulance crew and three response cars.
“We also dispatched a trauma team in a car from London’s Air Ambulance.
“We treated a child at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre.”