Joshua Upton was a 15 years old teenager who suffered a cardiac arrest after crashing into railings while riding his bicycle down a hill in the Wirral, Merseyside. Witnesses reported that Joshua suddenly lost control and crashed into the railings. He was taken to a nearby hospital but tragically passed away after spent nearly a week in the facility due to the cardiac arrest. He was ‘gentle’ and ‘popular’ boy in his school. This tragic incident broken the hearts of his many fans and his parent’s heartbreak after their teenage son died.
Also, Andrew Pickersgill, group Scout leader of the 12th Wallasey Scout Group, expressed his condolences, he said, “We are all extremely saddened by this tragic end to the life of one Scouting’s finest. Josh was fine young man and a Scout to the core, as no challenge was too great or task too demanding, and he would always do his best.”
Joshua Upton Bicycle Crash Full Details
Joshua Upton had been cycling down the down Guinea Gap (a hill) at a much faster speed than usual, due to the fact that he had been eager to show his sister Caitlyn how fast he could go. His chest and windpipe were severely injured, resulting in a cardiac arrest.
On Sunday, six days after his accident, he died at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital after being resuscitated at Royal Liverpool Hospital.
His parents said “Joshua was a huge Everton supporter and massive fan of Bear Grylls, he just lived for his Scouting.”
Joshua Upton Age
- Joshua Upton died at the age of 15.
- He was born in the year 2006.
- As per his education, he was in St Mary’s Catholic College in Wallasey.
Who Are Joshua Upton’s Parents?
Joshua Upton’s father name is Anthony and mother named, Paula. They are still in great shock after his tragic death. Little Joshua has been described as a generous and popular boy. They have been greatly affected by the loss of their son and are struggling to come to terms with the tragedy. As a result, the community has come together to support the family in their time of need. His sister name is Caitlyn with whom he was cycling. He was far too young to die as just fifteen.
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