Boy taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Whittington

A 12-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Whittington.

The incident happened on Main Street at around 4pm this afternoon (April 30).

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a car.

“On arrival at the scene, a 12-year-old boy was found on the floor after he had reportedly gone underneath the wheels of the vehicle. He was treated at the scene for a potential pelvic injury.

“The boy was then immobilised and given pain relief before being conveyed via land ambulance to Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

“A Critical Care Paramedic from the air ambulance travelled with the crew, continuing to provide medical treatment to the casualty while en route to hospital.

“The driver of the car, a woman, was assessed at the scene. She was visibly shaken following the incident but did not require any further hospital treatment.”

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