Child injured following collision with car

Wednesday 25th February 2015 – 9.45pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A child has received emergency medical treatment following a road traffic collision in Tamworth this evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a pedestrian and a car that had been in collision at the junction of Marlborough Way and Silver Link Road in Glascote, Tamworth at approximately 7.45pm.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and a trauma doctor and critical care paramedic responding in a car from the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance base were dispatched to the incident.

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

“On arrival at the scene crews found a car which had sustained significant damage to its windscreen.

“The pedestrian, a boy, was treated for injuries to his pelvis and shoulder blade. The boy was given pain relief and fully immobilised at the scene before being alerted into Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further assessment and specialist treatment.”

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