Thursday 3rd July 2014 – 5.00pm – Claire Brown.
A three-year-old girl has suffered a serious leg injury following a road traffic collision in Dudley this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a car in Dudley Port, Tipton, shortly after 3.15pm (Thursday). An ambulance, a responder paramedic and a senior paramedic officer attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The girl, who had reportedly been in collision with a car, was quickly assessed by ambulance staff and found to have sustained a suspected fractured leg and head injury.
“Medics administered pain relief to the youngster to help stabilise her condition before carefully immobilising her onto a scoop stretcher. The girl was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further emergency treatment.
“No one else was injured in the collision.”