Boy, 4, hit by car in Wolverhampton street

By Dayna Farrington | Wednesfield | News | Published:

A four-year-old boy was taken to hospital after he was hit by a car in Wolverhampton today.

Church Street, in Wednesfield. Photo: Google Maps

Emergency services were called to Church Street, Wednesfield, area, at around 9.30am.

The boy was treated by paramedics for minor injuries before being taken to New Cross Hospital for further assessment.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian on Church Street at 9.28am. We sent one ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car to the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, a male toddler, who was treated for minor injuries before being taken to New Cross hospital for further assessment."

Wednesfield Police were also in attendance, and said on social media: "First job of the day, where our officers have quickly arrived on scene at Church Street, where a four-year-old child had been hit by a car.

"Thankfully it was a low-speed impact and the child only suffered a few grazes and minor bump to the his head."

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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