Toddler injured in collision with car

 

Friday 15th September 2017 – 10.55am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A young girl has been treated for multiple injuries and taken to hospital following a collision with a car this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Blakemore Road, near to the junction with Castlefort Road, Walsall Wood, shortly before 8.40am and sent an ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a young female toddler with multiple injuries following a collision with a car.

“She was treated by ambulance staff for a head injury, a nose injury and hip injuries. She was immobilised with the use of a scoop stretcher and given pain relief before being taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital by land ambulance for further assessment.

“The driver of the car was uninjured in the incident.”

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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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