A girl has been taken to a paediatric major trauma centre after falling from a wall

Thursday 31st March 2016 – 6.15pm – Murray MacGregor.

A young girl has been taken to the region’s paediatric major trauma centre after falling off a wall and landing on her head.

The incident happened in East Park in the Eastfield area of Wolverhampton at about 2.20pm on Thursday afternoon.

An ambulance arrived in 8 minutes and was backed up by a paramedic area support officer, a critical care paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with the MERIT Trauma doctor on board.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crew arrived, they were told that the nine year old girl had fallen about 5 feet and landed on her head.

“She was initially unconscious and had a head injury.

“The doctor from the aircraft travelled with the land ambulance crew as she was taken to the paediatric major trauma centre at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.”
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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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