Boy suffers critical injuries

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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.”

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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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