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A young boy has been badly hurt after a collision with a car

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Monday 14th November 2016 – 9.30am – Murray MacGregor.

A 12 year old boy has suffered very serious injuries after he was involved in a collision with a car.

It happened at about 3.40pm on Sunday afternoon on Warstones Road in the Penn area of Wolverhampton.

An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a trauma doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found a 12 year old who had suffered a very serious head injury. The windscreen of the car was damaged.

“The ambulance staff and doctor treated the child at the scene before he was anaesthetised by the doctor.

“He was then taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Birmingham Children’s Hospital, the region’s paediatric major trauma centre, with the doctor and critical care paramedic from the air ambulance travelling with the ambulance crew.”

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Author: 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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