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Derbyshire eight-year-old's 999 call 'saves mum's life'

An eight-year-old boy who rang 999 when his mother had a stroke saved her life, paramedics have said.

East Midlands Ambulance Service has awarded Mitchell Taylor with a medal, praising his "quick thinking and calm attitude".

Lauren Taylor, from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, said: "Mitchell came downstairs and found me crying and I couldn't speak properly, so he took my phone and called 999."

  • 12 Jul 2018