Girl, 11, ‘seriously injured’ after being hit by car driven by ‘drink driver’

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A schoolgirl has been “seriously injured” after she was hit by a car driven by a drunk driver.

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A 32-year-old has been arrested after an 11-year-old was killed on Thursday afternoon at Redicap Heath Road in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham.

11-year-old boy seriously injured after being hit by suspected liquor drivercredit: SnapperSK

He was also expelled on the basis of suspicion.Get serious injury from dangerous driving after horror smash.


Police, fire brigade personnel and an air ambulance reached the spot where they treated the youth and took him to the hospital in an ambulance.

Two people, the drivers of the two cars involved in the incident, were also treated on the spot before being taken to the hospital.

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WestMidlands Ambulance Service confirmed that they were called at 3.05 pm to reports of a collision between two cars and a pedestrian.

a spokesman for the westMidlands Ambulance Service said: “We dispatched three ambulances from Staffordshire, two paramedic officers and a Midlands Air Ambulance to the scene.

“On arrival we found a girl, who was a pedestrian, who had suffered serious injuries in the collision.

“After on-the-spot treatment, she was taken by land ambulance to Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

“The critical care paramedic from the air ambulance traveled with the patient to help him continue treatment on the way to the hospital.”

Police said the road has been closed at the junction of Holyfield Road, but it was “due to reopen soon”.

The police is also appealing to the witnesses to come forward.

A spokesman for the force said: “We are currently at Redicap Heath Road, Sutton Coldfield, after a girl was hit by a car at 3 p.m.

“The 11-year-old girl was taken to the hospital for treatment for her injuries, which are considered serious.

“A 32-year-old man was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He is currently under arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and causing grievous hurt by dangerous driving.

“The road has been closed but is going to reopen soon.

“Anyone can contact us through live chat on our website or by calling 101.

“Please quote log number 2453 of 21/10.”

Fire, police and ambulance crews arrive at the scene of a fire at Redicap Heath Road in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Fire, police and ambulance crews arrive at the scene of a fire at Redicap Heath Road in Sutton Coldfield, Birminghamcredit: SnapperSK

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