Child Airlifted - Wednesday 23rd Of October, 2013, 5.25pm
A child has been airlifted to hospital following a road traffic collision in Herefordshire today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Perseverance Road in Hereford at approximately 3.25pm this afternoon.
Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham were dispatched to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a car and a pedestrian that had been in collision.
“The pedestrian, a child, was treated at the scene for chest and head injuries. The boy was fully immobilised and conveyed to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further assessment and specialist treatment.”