boy injured in Lichfield collision

Wednesday 30th April 2014 – 7.45pm – Suzie Fothergill.  

A child pedestrian received emergency medical treatment from ambulance crews following a road traffic collision in Staffordshire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called the incident in Main Street in Whittington, Lichfield at 4pm this afternoon.

An ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a car.

“On arrival at the scene a 12 year old boy was found on the floor after he had reportedly gone underneath the wheels of the vehicle. The pedestrian was treated at the scene for a potential pelvic injury. The boy was immobilised and given pain relief before being conveyed, via land ambulance, to Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

“A Critical Care Paramedic from the air ambulance travelled on board the land ambulance with the crew continuing to provide medical treatment to the casualty whilst en route to hospital.

“The driver of the car, a woman, was assessed at the scene. She was visibly shaken following the incident but did not require any further hospital treatment.”

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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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