Monday 4th January 2016 – 3.40pm – Murray MacGregor.
Christmas may be over but not all of the kids have gone back to school yet. West Midlands Ambulance Service staff have just been dealing with a 6 year old boy who was in collision with a car.
It happened on a busy High Street in Tunstall, Stoke at just before 1.50pm today (Monday). A six year old boy has suffered a fractured ankle after the collision.
A rapid response vehicle and an ambulance were on scene within four minutes, with a paramedic area support officer there shortly after.
Thankfully, it appears it was a fairly low speed collision so the injuries are not as bad as they could have been.
The youngster was given pain relief and had his leg splinted before being taken by ambulance to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further care.
The car driver was understandably shaken but unhurt.
It is really important we all look out for each other on the roads, especially on a grey day like today.