Boy is airlifted to hospital after falling from the roof of car park

Boy is airlifted to hospital after falling from the roof of a multi-storey car park

  • Crasswell Street car park in Portsmouth city centre was shut this morning
  • Air ambulance landed and took the boy to Southampton General Hospital
  • One witness told how her sister found the boy while walking to work today

A boy was airlifted to hospital today after falling from the roof of a multi-storey car park.

The Crasswell Street car park in Portsmouth city centre was shut as an air ambulance landed this morning and took the boy to Southampton General Hospital.

One witness told the Portsmouth News that her sister, who is a nurse, found the boy while walking to work, saying: ‘She saw something was wrong and went to help.

The Crasswell Street car park in Portsmouth city centre (file picture) was shut this morning

‘She’s a real good Samaritan. She said he’s in a critical condition and has been taken by air ambulance to hospital.’

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesman said: ‘We were called at 8.10am this morning to a report that a boy had fallen from the roof of the car park.’

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