Girl suffers serious leg injuries

Girl suffers serious leg injuries

A young girl has suffered a very serious leg injury after she was in collision with a car; it also collided with a second car.

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A young girl has suffered a very serious leg injury after she was in collision with a car; it also collided with a second car.

The incident happened on Brighton Road near the junction of Moseley Road in the Balsall Heath area of Birmingham at just after 3.30pm on Monday afternoon.

An ambulance was on scene in five minutes and was backed up by a second ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found a girl of about 10 with a very serious leg injury.

“She was assessed at the scene before being taken on blue lights to Birmingham Children’s Hospital – the doctor travelled with the crew; medics were on standby to receive her.

“The man in the first car was uninjured and was left in the care of the police.

“There were three people in the second car. A man and a woman and a boy of about 10 were all taken to Heartlands Hospital by ambulance for further assessment.”