Handsworth RTC

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.”

 -End-

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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