Four-year-old injured after motorbike crashes through barriers at Sydney race

The Sydney Morning Herald

Pallavi Singha

August 8, 2020 

A four-year-old boy is in hospital with head injuries after a motorbike crashed through barriers and hit him during an indoor race in Sydney's west on Saturday morning.

A CareFlight helicopter arrived at the event site in Eastern Creek at about 10.50am and the boy was treated by a specialist doctor and paramedics at the scene.


CareFlight’s aeromedical crew treated the four-year-old boy for injuries to the head.CREDIT:CAREFLIGHT  MEDIACareFlight’s aeromedical crew treated the four-year-old boy for injuries to the head.

He was taken by ambulance to the Children's Hospital in Westmead in a stable condition.

"NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived by road at the same time and joined CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic to help the injured," CareFlight said in a statement.

"CareFlight’s aeromedical crew treated the boy for injuries to the head, and continued providing care as he was taken by road with his father to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead."

The boy's five-year-old brother and their parents also suffered minor injuries after the incident and a spokeswoman for NSW Ambulance said the five-year-old boy was also admitted to hospital.


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