Teen injured in RTC in Burton-upon-Trent

A teenage boy suffered serious injuries after being involving in a road traffic collision with a van last night in Staffordshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Ashby Road shortly after 4.30pm yesterday afternoon (Wednesday). An ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance crew from Tatenhill, with a BASICS doctor on board, attended the scene in a rapid response car.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When crews arrived they found a 13-year-old boy who had been involved in a collision with a van. The teenager sustained a head injury and a leg injury in the collision. The ambulance crew and doctor administered trauma care to the boy on scene before he was conveyed to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further treatment.”

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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