Friday 3rd May 2013 – Steve Parry – 1pm
A 3-year-old child has died following a road traffic collision in Handsworth this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Rookery Road at approximately 10.15am.
An ambulance; a paramedic officer; a rapid response motorcycle paramedic, together with the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a child had been seriously injured following a collision with a car.
“The child was given immediate life support treatment and taken by land ambulance to Birmingham Children’s Hospital where he later died.”