Boy injured after falling from tree in Bella Vista

A CareFlight helicopter rushed to Bella Vista after a six-year-old boy fell six metres from a tree on Monday.

Flying doctor: A CareFlight helicopter waits on Bella Vista Village Green.

Flying doctor: A CareFlight helicopter waits on Bella Vista Village Green.

The boy had fallen out of the tree he was climbing in Foveaux Terrace, just before 3pm.

The helicopter landed on the Village Green at the end of the street and CareFlight doctors and paramedics treated the boy on the spot.

They were concerned as he was slipping in and out of consciousness.

However a doctor said the boy had only sustained minor injuries.

An ambulance took him to Westmead Children’s Hospital where his condition was described as stable.

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