Maldon: Teen fights for life after fall

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Sam's sister Amy Richards and brother Luke Tobyn are concerned other youngsters could be hurt at the play area. Sam's sister Amy Richards and brother Luke Tobyn are concerned other youngsters could be hurt at the play area.

A heartbroken Maldon family are holding a bedside vigil as a teenager’s life hangs in the balance following an accident in a play area.
 

Popular Plume School sixth former Sam Richards is in hospital in an induced coma after fracturing his skull at a Heybridge play area.


The 16-year-old was flung from a piece of spinning play equipment and hit his head on nearby wooden posts.
 

See the MBS for the full story.

 

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