Birmingham & Black Country

Teenagers electrocuted near Wednesbury railway tracks

Two 13-year-old boys were electrocuted and left with serious injuries while playing near a railway line.

They were among four children said to be playing near tracks next to parkland on Durham Road, Wednesbury, West Midlands Ambulance Service said.

Both injured boys were taken to Birmingham Children's Hospital, one by air ambulance. One of the teenagers is in a critical condition.

British Transport Police is investigating.

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