Child airlifted from Pershore RTC

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Friday 4th September 2015 – 8.20pm – Claire Brown.

A young boy has received trauma care by the ambulance service after a collision with a car left him with serious injuries in Worcestershire this evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Queen Elizabeth Drive in Pershore at around 5.15pm (Friday). An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The boy, believed to be 10-years-old, had reportedly been in collision with a car. When ambulance staff arrived he was being given first aid on scene. Upon assessment ambulance staff found he had sustained a fractured leg and a suspected head injury. He was given pain relief to help stabilise his condition before he was carefully immobilised with a neck collar and scoop stretcher.

“The boy was then taken by helicopter to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further care.”


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