Child suffers fatal injuries in RTC

Friday 1st September 2017 – 11.30am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A young boy has suffered fatal injuries following a collision with a lorry last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Churchbridge, Oldbury, near to Total Birchley Park Service Station, just before 10pm and sent one ambulance, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival at the scene, crews discovered a young boy with serious injuries following the collision.

“Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased.

“A second boy was assessed at the scene before being left in the care of his parents.”

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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