Baby taken to hospital after Great Barr crash


Ambulance and RRV

Friday 5th July 2013 – 6.45pm – Claire Brown.

A baby has been taken to hospital following a collision involving a car in Great Barr this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received several 999 calls to reports of a car which had collided with a baby’s push chair on the Walsall Road near the Scott Arms at 4.45pm earlier today (Friday). An ambulance was sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a baby who had reportedly been thrown from a push chair following a collision with a car. An off duty nurse was providing first aid to the youngster.

“The baby had suffered a serious head injury and the ambulance crew quickly commenced treatment on scene before taking the baby to Birmingham Children’s Hospital by land ambulance on blue lights and sirens.

“Medics were pre alerted to arrival of the baby.”



Notes to Editor: I am afraid I have no further details regarding the patient’s age or sex. Please contact West Midlands Police for information about this case.

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