East Bridgewater boy, 10, flown to hospital after falling off bicycle – News – The Enterprise, Brockton, MA

The accident occurred on David Lane, which is off of Washington Street, on Monday afternoon.

EAST BRIDGEWATER — A 10-year-old boy was flown by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital Monday afternoon after suffering serious facial injuries when he fell off his bicycle, officials said.

Police and firefighters responded to David Lane, which is off of Washington Street, at about 2:40 p.m. for a bicycle accident.

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Police say a juvenile fell off his bicycle and suffered serious injuries.

“Upon arrival, firefighters located a 10-year-old boy who had suffered facial trauma as a result of the fall,” Police Chief Paul O’Brien and Fire Chief Timothy Harhen wrote in a joint statement.

Paramedics treated the boy at the scene before he was taken by ambulance to a landing zone, where he was then flown by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital.

Officials say the boy’s injuries are non-life-threatening and he was alert and stable as of early Monday evening.

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