Boy, 13, fighting for life after falling ‘from height’ off block of flats

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A 13-year-old boy is fighting for life after falling "from height" from a London block of flats.

London's Metropolitan Police rushed to the scene alongside emergency services personnel from London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance.

The force confirmed the boy had suffered from life-threatening injuries, although they added that they are not currently treating the incident as suspicious.

A Met Police spokesperson said: "Police were called at 8.05am on Tuesday, May 11, following a report that a male had fallen from height from a residential building in, SE28.

"Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance. A 13-year-old boy was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. His next of kin has been informed.

"Enquiries are ongoing although the circumstances do not appear to be suspicious."

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said:4 "We were called at 7.49am this morning to reports of a fall from height in Titmuss Avenue, Thamesmead.

"We sent an ambulance crew, a paramedic in a fast response car and an incident response officer to the scene. We also dispatched a trauma team from London's Air Ambulance, which consisted of a paramedic and a doctor in a car.

"We treated a teenager at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre as a priority."

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