Man arrested after road collision on Kings Heath High Street, Birmingham

A man was arrested after a woman and child were seriously injured in a road traffic collision in King’s Heath, Birmingham yesterday (Thursday June 15 )
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A 27-year-old man has been arrested following the hit and run on Kings Heath High Street yesterday (June 15).

He was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drink/drugs. The man remained in custody last night.

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A woman and child were seriously injured in the road traffic collision in the suburb. The child was taken to hospital with serious injuries and the woman with head and leg injuries.

The child remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital and the road has now re-opened.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said paramedics were called to the High Street at 8.51am. The first ambulance arrived on scene in nine minutes - shortly followed by a second ambulance, two paramedic officers, a BASICS doctor and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford.

King’s Heath High Street (Photo - Google Maps)King’s Heath High Street (Photo - Google Maps)
King’s Heath High Street (Photo - Google Maps)

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival, crews discovered two pedestrians and a vehicle had been involved in a collision. Ambulance crews immediately began administering advanced trauma care to the first patient, a child, before conveying him via land ambulance to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further treatment.

“The second patient, a woman, was treated by ambulance staff for serious injuries and conveyed by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further treatment.”

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