A three-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital with multiple injuries after being crushed under a wall.
The Great North Air Ambulance was called to a flooring store in Darlington at around 3.30pm today.
Police cordoned off the surrounding area to Russell Street while the air ambulance arrived.
“Great North Air Ambulance Service were called to assist North East Ambulance Service with a three-year-old patient who had been crushed under a wall,” an air ambulance spokesman said.
“The child was treated on scene by the paramedic and doctor team before being flown to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough for further treatment.”
The spokesman added that the boy had suffered multiple injuries including to his pelvis, chest and abdomen.
The boy’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.