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Kingsbridge Police push law for cycling helmets after 10-year-old boy injured

The Kingsbridge Police force are asking people to sign a petition which could change the laws in wearing a helmet while cycling.

There is currently no law to compel a cyclist of any age to wear a helmet and the force are trying to change.

They posted onto their Facebook page with this image of 10-year-old Samuel Earl who fractured his skull after an accident at his local skate park.

The story was shared by driving school Pertemps Driver Training with this message:

"A close family friend to our GM Samantha Earl this week found themselves in a horrendous situation. Their 10-year-old son Samuel had an accident at the local park, he fractured his skull and needed to have surgery. We are relieved to report that today Samuel is now recovering well and should be on his way home soon! However, we need your help to drive this case for change! 
Sharing our post will help us share this message but to truly help drive this change, more signatures are needed on the campaign."

They are asking that if you wish to support their campaign to follow this link - signing a petition to support the movement, which may help prevent these incidents happening.

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