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Boy suffers 'potentially serious injuries' after being hit by car in Smethwick

A boy on a scooter suffered "potentially serious injuries" after being hit by a car in Smethwick.

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The junction of Wilson Road and Sycamore Road in Smethwick. Photo: Google Street View

The 10-year-old youngster was taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital after being hit at the junction of Wilson Road and Sycamore Road on Saturday afternoon.

West Midlands Police said the driver was helping with their investigation.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a collision between a car and pedestrian on Sycamore Road at 2.45pm on Saturday.

"One ambulance attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, a boy, who was the pedestrian.

"He was treated for potential serious injuries before being taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital."

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said: "We were called to the junction of Wilson Road and Sycamore Road in Smethwick just before 2.45pm on Saturday after a collision involving a boy and a car.

"The 10-year-old, who was riding a scooter, was taken to hospital for precautionary checks and the driver is helping with the investigation.

"Anyone with information has been asked to get in touch via live chat quoting log 2449 of 20 May."

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