Coventry & Warwickshire

Father and son injured by falling canopy in Coventry

Coventry accident scene
Image caption Part of the canopy is thought to have collapsed

Two men were injured when part of a canopy covering a walkway collapsed in Coventry.

The father and son were hurt when a 6ft by 4ft (1.82m by 1.21m) piece of debris hit them in Shelton Square at around 1500 BST on Wednesday,

The father, 65, suffered leg and head injuries, while his 39-year-old son suffered head, neck and arm injuries.

They were treated by paramedics before being transferred to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

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