Youngster airlifted after collision with car

 

Monday 13th June 2016 – 10.50am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A young boy has been airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries following a collision with a car this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Hemlock Way and Sidon Hill Way in Heath Hayes, Cannock, shortly after 8.20am. An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer, a community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a community first responder and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a 12-year-old boy with a number of serious injuries following a collision with a car.

“He was assessed and treated for head, arm, leg and abdominal injuries.

“He was immobilised and given pain relief and airlifted to Birmingham Childrens Hospital.

“Unfortunately, his injuries are thought to be extremely serious.

“The driver of the car, a woman, 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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