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Boy, nine, knocked out after pool-side fall
1:05pm Tuesday 12th February 2013 in News
A BOY aged nine was rushed to hospital after knocking himself out at Colchester’s Leisure World.
Paramedics were called to the centre in Cowdray Avenue after the boy slipped while running by the leisure pool.
He hit his head and knocked himself out on Sunday at 4.15pm.
He regained consiousness and was treated at the scene and then taken to Colchester General Hospital.
Gary Sanderson, spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service, said: “We dispatched a response car, an ambulance a doctor to the scene.
“Thankfully on our arrival the boy was conscious and talking and was being cared for by members of staff who did extremely well to look after him.”
He was discharged at 8pm