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The 10-year-old boy dies after serious injuries when he falls into a well on the construction site

The 10-year-old boy dies after serious injuries when he fell into a well on the construction site near a residential area

  • Shea Ryan was discovered near Drumchapel, Scotland just before 10:00 PM
  • He was rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, but died a short time later
  • Several police vehicles are still on site and the site will continue to be cordoned off

A 10-year-old boy has died after being seriously injured falling into a hole on a construction site.

The youngster, locally named Shea Ryan, was discovered near a residential area in Drumchapel, Scotland just before 10pm.

He was rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, but died a short time later.

His death is not considered suspicious.

The youngster, locally named Shea Ryan (pictured), was discovered just before 10pm at a residential area in Drumchapel, Scotland.

The youngster, locally named Shea Ryan (pictured), was discovered just before 10pm at a residential area in Drumchapel, Scotland.

His cousin has since brought him an emotional tribute on social media.

She wrote, “I can’t believe it was absolutely destroyed, never in my life did I think my beautiful, kind, caring little cousin would be sent to heaven this time of year.

“I will love you forever little boy forever 10 ONLY ONE SHEA RYAN.” (sic)

The boy died after being seriously injured falling into a hole on a construction site (photo)

The boy died after being seriously injured falling into a hole on a construction site (photo)

The boy died after being seriously injured falling into a hole on a construction site (photo)

His cousin brought him an emotional tribute online this morning in a message that started: 'I can't believe it was absolutely destroyed, never in my life did I think my lovely, kind, caring little cousin went to heaven this time of year would be sent and age '

His cousin brought him an emotional tribute online this morning in a message that started: 'I can't believe it was absolutely destroyed, never in my life did I think my lovely, kind, caring little cousin went to heaven this time of year would be sent and age '

His cousin brought him an emotional tribute online this morning in a message that started: ‘I can’t believe it was absolutely destroyed, never in my life did I think my lovely, kind, caring little cousin went to heaven this time of year would be sent and age ‘

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “On Thursday, July 16, around 9:55 PM, police were called to report a seriously injured boy on a factory site near Glenkirk Drive, Drumchapel, Glasgow.

Emergency services were present and the 10-year-old was taken by ambulance to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, where he died a short time later.

Investigations continue to determine the exact circumstances surrounding this incident, but death is not being treated as suspicious.

“The Health and Safety Executive has been informed.”

There are several police vehicles on site this morning and the construction site remains blocked

There are several police vehicles on site this morning and the construction site remains blocked

There are several police vehicles on site this morning and the construction site remains blocked

Tributes have since been left with the construction dad, thought to be part of a £ 5 million drainage project to help combat flooding

Tributes have since been left with the construction dad, thought to be part of a £ 5 million drainage project to help combat flooding

Tributes have since been left with the construction dad, thought to be part of a £ 5 million drainage project to help combat flooding

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said, “We were alerted to reports of a person in the water in Drumchapel on Thursday, July 16 at 9:44 pm.

Operations Control mobilized two burners and two water rescue units to Southdeen Avenue in the city, where the firefighter assisted his emergency colleagues before leaving the scene.

“Unfortunately, a 10-year-old child died shortly after being transported to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.”

An HSE spokeswoman said: “HSE is aware and helps the police with their questions.”

There are several police vehicles on site this morning and the construction site remains blocked.

The area is believed to have worked as part of a £ 5 million drainage project to help combat flooding.

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