9th Dec, 2016

Teenage pedestrian in hospital after being hit by car

Stratford Editorial 6th Dec, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A TEENAGE pedestrian was rushed to hospital after being hit by a car near Alcester.

He suffered head injuries in the incident on Birmingham Road in Kings Coughton shortly before midnight on Friday.

An ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene along with a Community First Responder who was passing and was flagged down by the fire service.

 A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man with multiple injuries including head injuries and a reduced level of consciousness after being struck by a car.

 “The man, believed to be in his late teens, received emergency treatment at the scene from medics and his condition was stabilised.

 “Following treatment the man was transferred to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency treatment.  The hospital were on standby awaiting his arrival.

 “The elderly gentleman driving the car was uninjured in the incident.”