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Teenage boy taken to hospital with 'serious injuries' following rescue at popular Shropshire beauty spot

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital with "serious injuries" after emergency services were called to a hillside rescue in Shropshire.

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A person needed to be rescued from the hillside.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Carding Mill Valley in Church Stretton at around 12.40 pm today to rescue a teenager from the hillside.

Upon arriving, paramedics found a teenage boy had "serious injuries" and he was taken to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital under blue light for treatment.

Crews from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were also called in to assist.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 12.37pm to an injured patient at Carding Mill Valley in Church Stretton.

"One ambulance, a paramedic officer, the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and the Midland Air Ambulance from Tatenhill attended the scene.

"Upon arrival we found a teenage boy with serious injuries.

"He received treatment from ambulance staff at the scene and was conveyed to Royal Shrewsbury University Hospital by land ambulance under blue light driving conditions for further treatment.

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