Series 6 Episode 7
9PM Mon 16 June 2014

Sixteen-year-old Max is brought to King's by air ambulance after falling 14 feet onto his face at a skate park. He suffered a serious head injury and was motionless for about 30 seconds after the accident.

As Max's parents, Steve and Tracey, are rushed to hospital in a police car, doctors need to ensure that Max is stable before they take him to CT.

Tracey arrived at the skate park shortly after the accident. 'I could sense it was very bad. The paramedics had already got there and I could see one of them visibly shaking and I thought "We're in big trouble here,"' she says. 'I was crying, I was screaming, I felt ill, I didn't know what to do with myself.'

Results of the CT scan show a life-threatening bleed on Max's brain. The next 12 hours will be critical, as well as an agonising wait for his parents.

Meanwhile, 13-year-old Hector has come to King's with his mum Kirsty. He's injured his hip while playing football and is very proud that he hasn't cried.

Hector needs an X-ray to confirm whether his leg's broken. While they wait for the results, Kirsty reflects on how teenage boys like Hector are finding their own way in life and turning into men.

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        86-year-old Terry has fallen down stairs and is in so much pain he can't help his strong language
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        16-year-old Max has suffered a serious injury after falling face first in a half-pipe
    1. 24 Hours in A&E Series 6 Episode 7 Mon 16 Jun 2014 Expired

      Sixteen-year-old Max is brought to King's by air ambulance after falling 14 feet onto his face at a skate park. He…

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      • This episode has subtitles available.
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      1. S6-Ep7: Let it Out This video is a clip S6-Ep7: Let it Out Video duration: 1:55 minutes

        86-year-old Terry has fallen down stairs and is in so much pain he can't help his strong language
        • WARNING Strong Language
      2. S6-Ep7: Skatepark Crash This video is a clip S6-Ep7: Skatepark Crash Video duration: 2:02 minutes

        16-year-old Max has suffered a serious injury after falling face first in a half-pipe
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