Teenage pedestrian seriously injured in RTC

 

Tuesday 9th May 2017 – 3pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

Ambulane reflected in RRV

A teenage girl has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition following a road traffic collision with a van this morning.

The girl was one of two pedestrians injured in the incident with a teenage boy also having been taken to hospital after receiving treatment from ambulance staff at the scene.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A3400 Birmingham Road in Bearley, near to Stratford upon Avon at 10.55am this morning. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a teenage girl lying on a grass verge with a reduced level of consciousness.

“She was treated for a serious head injury as well as a suspected broken arm.

“Ambulance crews anaesthetised her in order to stabilise her condition before airlifting her to Birmingham Children’s Hospital in a serious condition.

“A teenage boy was treated for an injury to his eye and taken to Warwick Hospital.

“The driver of the van, a man, was uninjured in the incident.”

Ends

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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