After being struck by a car in Sutton Coldfield, a mother and her baby 11-months-old in a pram were taken into hospital.
After being hit by a car in Sutton Coldfield, a mother and her baby of 11 months were taken to the hospital.
Two cars crashed into the woman as she was using a pushchair to walk. One of them went onto the path and struck them. BirminghamLive.
Reddicap Police and ambulance crews responded to the emergency at Hollyfield Road South on Wednesday morning around 11.30 AM.
It was a stretch of road that was close to a parade shops. This led to the street being closed to pedestrians and through traffic.
The ambulance service sent two ambulances, two paramedic officers and the West Midlands Central Accident, Resuscitation & Emergency (CARE) team.
It was claimed that the woman suffered from depression. “serious injuries” and was taken to the area’s major trauma centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
The baby was initially believed to have been born without a father. “potentially serious injuries” and was taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital in the city centre police later said that their condition was not “serious”.
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to reports of a collision between a car and pedestrians on Hollyfield Road South at 11.32am on Wednesday (January 26).
“Two ambulances, two paramedic officers and the West Midlands Care Team were sent to the scene.
“On arrival we discovered two pedestrians, a woman and a baby, who had been injured in the incident.
“The woman was treated for serious injuries, not believed to be life-threatening, before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
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“The baby was treated for potentially serious injuries before being taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further assessment. The car driver, a woman, was assessed and discharged at the scene.”
The West Midlands Police released an update and stated that the baby was safe. “not seriously injured”But he was admitted to hospital for further evaluation.
It stated that the woman had suffered from a variety of ailments. “serious” leg injuries “which are not life-threatening”.
Witnesses are now encouraged to come forward.
A spokesperson for the force stated: “We were called to a collision on Walmley Road, by the junction of Hollyfield Road South just after 11.30am on Wednesday morning (January 26).
“Two cars were involved in a crash, with one mounting the pavement, hitting a woman and a pram with her baby in.
“Thankfully the 11-month-old baby was not seriously hurt, but taken to hospital for assessment.”
The statement continued: “The woman is also being treated for injuries to her leg, which are not life-threatening.
“The drivers of the two cars involved remained at the scene to help with our enquiries.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact us via Live Chat and quote log 1396 of 26 January.”