Child airlifted to hospital after ‘falling out of moving vehicle’ on M25 slip road
A young child was airlifted to hospital after falling from a moving vehicle on a M25 slip road.
The child reportedly tumbled from the vehicle on the A127 slip road near Junction 29 at 11.30am on Sunday.
Essex Police confirmed the child, whose exact age has not been given, had been taken to hospital and have launched an investigation.
A spokesman said: “Officers were called to the A127 slip road of the M25 near Junction 29 shortly before 11.30am following reports of a child being injured on the road.”
A spokesperson for the air ambulance service said: “Air ambulance were in attendance and the child has been taken to hospital.
“Their injuries are not deemed to be life-threatening or life-changing.”
Police arriving on the scene within minutes of the incident being reported. The air ambulance was scrambled and landed nearby.
The incident, which took place near Cranham, Essex, saw traffic stopped for almost 25 minutes.
There were huge tailbacks on the M25 after the incident. The child is being assessed in hospital.