Teenage girl airlifted after Bloxwich crash

A teenage cyclist has been airlifted to hospital with serious head and leg injuries following a crash in Bloxwich.

The 15-year-old girl was hurt in a collision with a car in Walker Road.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 2.45pm.

An ambulance, paramedic officer and Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman Steve Parry said: “The ambulance service responded to a collision between a car and cyclist in Bloxwich.

"Crews treated a 15-year-old female for potentially serious head and leg injuries.

“The patient was immobilised using a neck collar and placed on a spinal board before being airlifted to the Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”