Toddler dies in wall collapse involving recovery truck

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Monday 16th March 2015 – 6.45pm – Murray MacGregor.

A toddler has died after a reports that a recovery truck hit a wall which collapsed onto the child.

Despite desperate efforts by ambulance staff and a BASICS emergency doctor, it was not possible to save the one-year-old boy.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Queens Road in Stechford at just after 4.55pm.

A WMAS spokesman said: “A rapid response vehicle was on scene within four minutes of the call and was backed up by an ambulance, a paramedic officer, a BASICS Emergency Doctor and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

“The boy suffered a serious head injury. Ambulance staff carried out advanced life support but sadly nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene by the doctor.”
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