Road traffic collision in Walsall

Tuesday 27th August 2013 – 10.50pm – Chris Kowalik.

A five year old young girl has been seriously injured in a collision with a van in Walsall.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Cartbridge Lane South shortly after 7.15pm today.

An advanced community paramedic, a paramedic area support officer and the MERIT trauma team of a trauma doctor and a critical care practitioner all attended in their respective rapid response vehicles along with an ambulance crew.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The girl had bruising to her abdomen and back and a fractured arm. Saline and drugs were administered and the girl was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and a scoop stretcher before being taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital.”



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