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Death of girl, four, crushed by wall is ruled 'accidental'

Surranna Stonestreet died in May after she became trapped beneath a wall in her garden. Credit: Facebook

The coroner at the inquest of a four-year-old girl who died after a wall collapsed on her has recorded a verdict of accidental death.

Surranna Stonestreet died in the back garden of her home in Bath in May. Her father was demolishing the garden wall when she became trapped underneath.

See ITV West Country for more on this story.

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Schoolboy hit by ambulance believed to be aged 10

The schoolboy who was hit by ambulance in Bath who was thought to be 14 is now believed to be 10.

He was taken to the city's Royal United Hospital after the accident at the junction of London Road and Snow Hill near the River Avon, she added.

Due to the serious condition of the patient, police gave permission for the ambulance to leave the scene to take him to hospital.

Clearly our primary concern is for the patient and his family - senior executives from South Western Ambulance Service have travelled to Bath and will offer to meet with the family.

We are also ensuring the crew involved are fully supported.

We are also working closely with the police to ensure the circumstances surrounding this serious incident.

– South Western Ambulance Service spokeswoman
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Ambulance involved in crash returns to the scene

The ambulance that hit a little boy on London Road in Bath earlier today, has returned to the scene. It initially took the boy to the Royal United Hospital in Bath because he has serious head injuries.

Ambulance involved in the accident on London Road Credit: ITV West Country
Police officers assess the damage on the front bonnet Credit: ITV West Country

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Statement from ambulance service

At 4.01pm this afternoon, an ambulance crew responding to a 999 emergency reported to our clinical hub that they had struck a child near the junction with London Road and Snow Hill in Bath. They reported the child had suffered a significant head injury.

The patient was placed in the ambulance and taken by the crew straight to Royal United Hospital where he is now being treated. Due to the serious condition of the patient, police gave permission for the ambulance to leave the scene to take him to hospital.

– South Western Ambulance Service

They added:

Clearly our primary concern is for the patient and his family – senior executives from South Western Ambulance Service have travelled to Bath and will offer to meet with the family. We are also ensuring the crew involved are fully supported

We are also working closely with the police to ensure the circumstance surrounding this serious incident are fully investigated.

– South Western Ambulance Service
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