Paramedics kept busy

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Paramedics have been kept busy in the local area overnight, with several incidents requiring urgent attention.

At 5.30pm last night, paramedics were called to an address in Penrith where they treated a three-year-old boy who had reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest after falling out of a tree.

Paramedics discounted the arrest upon arrival, and the child was taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital in a serious condition.

Meanwhile, around the same time, paramedics were dispatched to Trinity Drive in Cambridge Gardens after a six-year-old boy was bitten on the arm by a redback spider.

He was taken to Nepean Hospital in a stable condition.

At 1am this morning, paramedics were called to Dunheved Road at Werrington to treat a male aged in his mid-20’s who had become trapped after the car in which he was travelling struck a barricade.

He suffered a head injury and was taken to Westmead Hospital in a serious condition.

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