Boy injured in Prospect crash

An 11-year-old boy sustained abdominal injuries in a car crash in Prospect on Tuesday afternoon.

Major injuries avoided: Police and emergency services on the scene of the crash in Prospect.

Major injuries avoided: Police and emergency services on the scene of the crash in Prospect.

The accident happened when the car the child was travelling in collided with a truck in Prospect Highway near the M4 ramp.

A CareFlight trauma team landed by helicopter in a nearby field, shortly after 1.30pm.

The CareFlight doctor joined paramedics treating the boy and the man who had been driving the car.

Police and fire rescue officers were also on hand.

Paramedics took the boy and the man to hospital, where their conditions were described as stable.

A CareFlight spokesman said everyone was relieved their injuries were relatively minor.

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