Girl injured in Acocks Green road traffic collision

rrv car

Thursday 9th October 2014 – 11.30am – Claire Brown.

A young girl has sustained a serious leg injury after a collision with a car in Birmingham this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Yardley Road in Acocks Green at around 8.45am (Thursday). An ambulance, a responder paramedic and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon assessment, ambulance staff found the four-year-old girl had sustained a nasty fracture to her leg and a suspected pelvic injury. Ambulance staff worked as a team to provide treatment to the girl whilst reassuring her. She was given pain relief and immobilised with a neck collar, spinal board and pelvic splint before being alerted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further treatment.

“No one else was injured in the collision.”

ENDS

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