Pedestrian injured in collision

Friday 14th February 2014 – 9.30pm – Suzie Fothergill.

A teenage girl has been treated by ambulance crews following a road traffic collision in Hereford today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Belmont Road shortly before 7.25pm this evening.

An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Trust’s MERIT rapid response vehicle, carrying a critical care paramedic and a trauma doctor, were dispatched to the scene.

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

“The teenage girl was treated at the scene for a head injury and conveyed to Hereford County Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The hospital was pre-alerted and medics were on standby awaiting the arrival of the girl.

“No one else was injured in this incident.”

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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