Nine-year-old boy is killed and young girl hurt after 4×4 rolls over

Nine-year-old boy is killed and young girl hurt after 4×4 rolls over

September 26, 2022

Nine-year-old boy is killed and young girl is hurt after 4×4 rolls over on off-road adventure driving course

  • Crash took place at Coney Green Farm 4X4 Offroad Site in Stourport-on-Severn
  • Emergency services rushed to site, but boy was pronounced dead at the scene
  • Young girl was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police say

A nine-year-old boy has been killed and a young girl injured after a 4×4 vehicle overturned on an off-road adventure driving course.

The crash took place at the Coney Green Farm 4X4 off-road course in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, at around 4.45pm on Saturday.

Emergency services rushed to the site, but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The girl was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police have said.

A man, a woman and a second boy were also taken to hospital as a precaution for further checks.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: ‘Around 4.45pm on Saturday we were called to reports of a single vehicle collision at Coney Green Farm, Stourport-on-Severn.

The crash took place at Coney Green Farm 4X4 Offroad Site (pictured) in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, at around 4.45pm on Saturday

A police spokesperson has said there were no other vehicles involved in Saturday afternoon’s fatal crash

The logo for the off-road adventure course in Worcestershire

‘Police attended alongside colleagues from West Midlands Ambulance service.

‘An off-road vehicle had overturned and one passenger, a nine-year-old boy, died at the scene.

‘The driver and three other passengers received non-life threatening injuries. Officers would like to hear from anyone with any relevant information.’

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service added: ‘We were called at 4.45pm on Saturday to reports of a single vehicle Road traffic collision off Ribbesford Road, Stourport on Severn.

‘Two paramedic officers, four ambulances, two critical care paramedics from the Midlands Air Ambulance charity, HART paramedics and the Midlands Air Ambulance helicopter from Cosford with medics on board attended the scene.

‘When crews arrived they found an overturned vehicle. One occupant, a boy, was in critical condition. Sadly, nothing could be done to save the boy and he was confirmed deceased on scene.

‘Four other occupants of the vehicle were assessed by the team of ambulance staff.

‘A girl was given treatment at the scene for non-life threatening injuries before being conveyed to Worcestershire Royal Hospital. A man, a woman and a second boy were also taken to the same hospital as a precaution for further checks.’

Neighbours told The Sun that it was a ‘terrible’ incident which resulted in an air ambulance attending the scene.

An employee of nearby motorcycle dealership Midwest Moto said: ‘I saw there were a lot of emergency services present. I know there is a lot of off-roading that goes on at the field. It is a terrible situation.’

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