Boy, 10, taken to hospital after impaling foot on nail at Hartlepool house

A boy had to be taken to hospital after impaling his foot on a nail at a house in Hartlepool.

By David Allison
Saturday, 04 May, 2019, 19:16
Dowson Road in Hartlepool. Copyright Google Maps.

The North East Ambulance Service were called to treat the boy in the shed area of a property in Dowson Road, West View, at 5.15pm today.

Paramedics then had to request help from the fire service, with a crew from Stranton station going to the scene.

There, they managed to remove the nail from the boy's foot,.

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The boy, who is aged 10, has now been taken to hospital for treatment on his injuries.

Jodie Wood, watch manager at Stranton station, said: "The nail had gone into the bottom the boy's foot.

"We managed to remove the nail and he was then taken to hospital."