A teenage pedestrian’s been left in a critical condition after a crash with a car

Thursday 16th February 2017 – 4.05pm – Murray MacGregor.

A teenager has suffered critical injuries after a collision with a car.

The collision happened at the junction of Church Road and Horrell Road in the Sheldon area of Birmingham at around 7.35am this morning (Thursday).

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

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, they found a 14 year old girl who had suffered a serious head injury along with a nasty wound to her leg.

“She was immobilised and had a pelvic binder applied.  The doctor from the aircraft anaesthetised her at the scene before she was taken on blue lights to the region’s paediatric major trauma centre at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.”

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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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