Child Injured in Sparkhill

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Tuesday 19th March 2013 – 8.20pm – Steve Parry

A child has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Sparkhill this evening.

The incident occurred in Warwick Road just before 5pm. An ambulance, together with a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle and a CARE team including a doctor, attended the scene.

 A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews arrived to find a pedestrian had been in collision with a car.

 “A female believed to be ten years old was treated for serious leg and pelvic injuries.

 “The patient was immobilised with the use of a neck collar, splints and placed on a spinal board. She was taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

 A doctor travelled with the patient and the hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient.

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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