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Boy seriously injured after coming into contact with electrical wires – Wormley

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A 15-year-old boy has suffered life-changing injuries after coming into contact with the overhead power lines near to Cheshunt last night. 

Officers from British Transport Police were called to the tracks close to Wharf Road in Wormley at approximately 5.30pm and attended alongside the East of England Ambulance Service. 

Sadly, a boy had sustained serious electrical burns. He was flown to hospital by the Air Ambulance and treated for life-changing injuries. He remains there in a serious but stable condition. 

Officers are now making enquiries to understand exactly what happened and how this young boy came to receive these injuries. 
 

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