Young boy airlifted with serious injuries

Tuesday 20th June 2017 – 5.15pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A young boy is in a critical condition following a road traffic collision with a car this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Newcastle Road in Madeley, near to Madeley High School, just after 3.35pm and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer, two BASICS doctors and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find an 11-year-old boy who had suffered serious injuries in the collision.

“He received specialist trauma care at the scene before being airlifted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital. The hospital had been alerted to the boy’s condition prior to arrival.

“Unfortunately, the boy’s condition is thought to be extremely serious.”

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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