Child Airlifted

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Wednesday 23rd October 2013 – 5.20pm – Suzie Fothergill.

A child has been airlifted to hospital following a road traffic collision in Herefordshire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Perseverance Road in Hereford at approximately 3.25pm this afternoon.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a car and a pedestrian that had been in collision.

“The pedestrian, a child, was treated at the scene for chest and head injuries. The boy was fully immobilised and conveyed to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further assessment and specialist treatment.”

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