Eight-year-old Kurrajong boy airlifted in critical condition after fracturing skull at school
An eight-year-old boy has been involved in an incident at Kuyper Christian School where his head struck a brick wall and he sustained suspected fractures to his skull. As a result of the impact, the boy suffered a reduced level of consciousness.
The injured boy on board CareFlight at North Richmond oval
CareFlight’s Rapid Response Helicopter was tasked by NSW Ambulance at 3:40pm and landed 15 minutes later in North Richmond Oval.
NSW Ambulance paramedics had provided initial treatment for the boy and transported him to the park.
Helicopter landed at North Richmond oval to take the boy to Westmead
CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic performed a clinical assessment on the boy and intubated the patient and placed him in an induced coma to stabilise him.
The clinical team continued providing care as the boy was airlifted to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in a critical condition.