Boy, 12, dies after suffering ‘serious injuries’ at indoor ski centre

‘Despite all efforts, he was confirmed dead at the scene,’ says ambulance spokesman

Alexander Britton
Saturday 25 September 2021 00:38
<p>The tragedy happened at the Snowdome venue in Tamworth, Staffordshire</p>

The tragedy happened at the Snowdome venue in Tamworth, Staffordshire

A 12-year-old boy has died after being seriously injured at an indoor ski centre.

West Midlands Ambulance Service and Staffordshire Police were called to reports of the child being seriously injured during an activity in the SnowDome in Tamworth at around 6.35pm on Friday.

He died a short time later, emergency services reported.

Staffordshire Police said the boy’s family were being supported by officers and that a man was also treated for injuries.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews found a boy who had suffered very serious injuries.

“Staff worked on him providing advanced life support, but sadly, despite all of the efforts it was not possible to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

Police said the Health and Safety Executive has been informed of the incident and asked people not to speculate about the incident or share images or footage.


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