A school pupil’s suffered potentially serious injury after a collision with a vehicle

Wednesday 12th October 2016 – 5.01pm – Murray MacGregor.

A school pupil has been injured after a collision with a pick-up truck outside his school.

The incident happened at just before 3.15pm outside Woodfield School in Hawthorn Lane, Coventry.

An ambulance, a senior paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived they found an 11 year old boy in a distressed state after a collision with a pick-up truck which had damage in the middle of the bonnet.

“The boy was conscious but had a head injury.  He was treated at the scene by ambulance staff and the doctor from the aircraft.

“After stabilising his condition, he was taken on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire with the doctor travelling on the back of the ambulance with the crew.”



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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