A teenager has suffered critical injuries after a collision with a car near to a major visitor attraction

Sunday 20th December 2015 – 10.26pm – Murray MacGregor.

A teenager has suffered critical injuries after a collision with a car.

The incident happened close to West Midlands Safari Park at Seven Hills near Bewdley at just before 6.00pm on Sunday evening.

A rapid response vehicle was on scene in five minutes and was backed up by two ambulances and a senior paramedic officer.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews found a 16 year old boy who had suffered very serious injuries.

“After treatment at the scene, he was initially taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital. A doctor from the Midlands Air Ambulance rendezvoused with the crew en-route.

“After further treatment at hospital, he was transferred to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham with the MERIT trauma doctor travelling with the crew.

“On arrival, his condition was ‘critical’.

“The car driver was uninjured, but badly shaken.”

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QE

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