Search

Toddler in a ‘serious condition’ following an incident in Barking this morning

PUBLISHED: 18:53 09 February 2018

The East Anglian Air Ambulance also attended the scene. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

The East Anglian Air Ambulance also attended the scene. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

contributed

A three-year-old child who had to be airlifted to hospital from Barking, near Needham Market, is said to be in a “serious condition”.

Paramedics, an air ambulance and police cars were reported near Barking Preschool this morning and police have now confirmed that a small child had to be taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in a helicopter.
A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said: “A three-year-old girl has been involved in an incident in Barking, near Ipswich.

“Police received a report from the ambulance service at just before 10am and she was taken by air ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital where she remains at this time in a serious condition.

“Next of kin are aware and investigations into the incident are on-going but there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.”

It is not known if the child was a pupil at the preschool.

A spokesperson from East Anglia Air Ambulance said: “We were called to Barking this morning at 9.52am.”

An East of England Ambulance spokesperson said: “We were called to reports of a child involved in an incident in Barking, near Ipswich.

“Two ambulances, two ambulance officers and the East Anglian Air Ambulance attended the scene to treat one patient. The patient was taken to hospital in a serious condition.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Bury Mercury visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Bury Mercury staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Bury Mercury account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other popular content

Police are appealing for help to find a missing 14-year-old girl who has links to Bury St Edmunds.

12:56

Mark Arnold led a trio of Suffolk riders at the top of the Great Yarmouth CC 25 miler on the Somerleyton circuit, writes Fergus Muir.

Four friends at an agricultural machinery makers at Bury St Edmunds are gearing up for a marathon charity ride across Europe in memory of a former colleague.

A man who left a 23-year-old victim from Newmarket with serious facial injuries has been jailed for 21 months.

Local weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 12°C

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24