West Midlands Ambulance Service have confirmed that it was called to Baxter College, Habberley Road, Kidderminster at around 4.30pm yesterday afternoon after reports of a teenage boy who had stopped breathing on a rugby field. A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:
Crews arrived to find a boy who was not breathing and CPR was being carried out.
Ambulance crews took over resuscitation attempts and advanced life support was carried out at the scene.
The boy was transferred to Birmingham Children’s Hospital by air ambulance for further emergency treatment.
Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of ambulance crews and hospital staff, nothing could be done to save the boy and he passed away shortly after arriving at hospital.
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