Boy, 4, hurt after advertising board collapses at Manchester Airport

Terminal One at Manchester Airport Image copyright PA
Image caption The incident happened in Terminal One

A four-year-old boy was taken to hospital after an advertising hoarding fell on him at Manchester Airport.

The incident happened at about 07:50 BST in Terminal One.

A spokesman for North West Ambulance Service said the boy was treated at the scene for ankle and head injuries before being taken to Wythenshawe Hospital.

The airport confirmed a full investigation into the incident will now take place.

A Manchester Airport spokesman said: "We can confirm that a passenger suffered an injury in Terminal One this morning.

"The passenger was tended to by our staff and paramedics and has been taken to hospital. A full investigation into the incident will now take place."

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites