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Boy killed and girl seriously injured after 4×4 overturns at UK adventure course

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A nine-year-old boy has been killed and another child was seriously injured in a car accident at an adventure course.

The horror incident took place when a 4×4 off-road vehicle that the boy was travelling in overturned in Stourport.

Two adults and two other children were also in the car at the time of the crash at 4.45 pm on Saturday (September 24).

Paramedics were notified shortly after the crash but sadly the nine-year-old could not be saved and quickly died at the scene.

Meanwhile a girl was also injured in the crash and was rushed to hospital, but her injuries are fortunately not life-threatening.

A West Mercia Police spokesperson said: "Around 4:45pm on Saturday we were called to reports of a single vehicle collision at Coney Green Farm, Stourport-on-Severn.

"Police attended alongside colleagues from West Midlands Ambulance service. An off-road vehicle had overturned and one passenger, a 9-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. If you saw the incident or have information that could help please report this through our channels."

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