School boy suffers head injury after falling off oFo bike in Norwich
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A school boy has suffered a head injury after falling off an oFo bike in Prince of Wales Road, Norwich.
The accident occurred while the boy was riding along the pavement with a friend at around 11am on Tuesday.
There were no other vehicles involved, but the bike was severely damaged.
Matthew Thomas-Keeping, operations manager for oFo in Norwich, said: 'Our thoughts are with the rider involved in this accident and we hope his injuries are not serious.
'Because it's not a legal requirement in the UK to wear a helmet while cycling it's down to the rider's discretion as to whether they do so. We encourage safe cycling at all times.'
An ambulance service spokesman said: 'We were called to reports a person had fallen off a push bike in Prince of Wales Road, Norwich, today [Tuesday] at 11am.
'A rapid response vehicle and ambulance attended the scene. The patient was taken to hospital for further treatment.'
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