Boy suffers critical injuries

RRV & hmed09 2

Friday 15th April 2016 – 12.40pm – Murray MacGregor.

A young boy has suffered critical injuries after a collision with a car.

It happened in Repington Road in the Sneyd Green area of Stoke-on-Trent at around 4.55pm on Thursday afternoon.

An ambulance was on scene in five minutes and was backed up by a rapid response vehicle, a senior paramedic officer, a BASICS Emergency Doctor from the North Staffordshire Scheme and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, it was clear that the child had suffered very serious injuries.

“He was anaesthetised by the doctor before being taken on blue lights to Royal Stoke University Hospital with advanced life support being undertaken.

“After stabilisation at hospital, the boy was later transferred to Birmingham Children’s Hospital using the hospitals specialist transfer vehicle.”

Ends

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s