Serious Collision in Sparkhill

Shaunna Farley – Monday 20th February 2023 – 9.45am.

A teenage boy has sustained life threatening injuries following a road traffic collision in Birmingham this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a collision involving a car and an electric scooter at the junction of Stoney Lane and Taunton Road at 5.30am. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find the rider of the electric scooter, a teenage boy, with life threatening injuries. Ambulance staff administered advanced life support and advanced trauma care to him at the scene.

“He was conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital with continued treatment from ambulance staff en route.

“The driver of the car did not require treatment.”


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