Boy airlifted to hospital after RTC

Wednesday 14th March 2018 – 5.30pm – Claire Brown.

A boy received trauma care by ambulance staff before being airlifted to hospital following a collision with a car in Birmingham this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a pedestrian who had been involved in an RTC with a car near to the junction of Ragnall Avenue and The Radleys, Sheldon shortly after 3.30pm (Wednesday). Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a boy who had sustained serious head and leg injuries. He was given trauma care at the scene by the team of ambulance staff before being airlifted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further specialist care.”

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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