Child injured

Saturday 26th October 2013 – 4.45pm – John Hawker.

A child has suffered serious leg injuries following an RTC in Walsall this morning.

The incident occurred near to The Broadway Medical Centre, Broadway, at around 11.30am.  An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a child that had been in collision with a car.  The boy is believed to be nine years old.

“The boy had suffered serious leg injuries and received emergency treatment including pain relief from the medics at the scene.

“The boys injuries were stabilised and he was transferred by land ambulance to Birmingham Childrens Hospital for further treatment.  A Doctor travelled on board the ambulance to hospital who had been alerted to the child’s arrival and injuries.”

Ends.

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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