Police and ambulance crews attended a road traffic accident on the Fairfax Road yesterday (Thursday 28th December) involving two cars.
A girl believed to be aged eight and who was travelling in one of the cars suffered a serious head injury and has been taken to hospital in a critical condition. Neither driver was seriously hurt.
West Midlands Police confirmed that they were alerted by ambulance colleagues at 5.15pm to a serious collision in Fairfax Road on Sutton Coldfield’s Falcon Lodge Estate. The drivers of both cars stopped at the scene and provided negative breath tests.
West Midlands Police’s Collision Investigation Unit is looking into the circumstances surrounding the crash and any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are urged to contact the team on 101 or e-mail fl_ collision firstname.lastname@example.org quoting log number 1848 from 28 December.
A spokesperson for the West Midlands Ambulance Service confirm it was called to reports of a two-car collision on Fairfax Road. Three ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance Critical Care Car were sent to the scene.
The spokesperson said:
“Crews discovered four patients on arrival at the scene.
“The most seriously injured patient was a young girl who had suffered a head injury. She received specialist trauma care at the scene and was transported to Birmingham Children’s Hospital in a serious condition.
“A woman in her 30s was treated for a leg injury and a cut to her head whilst a young boy was treated for an arm injury. They were both transported to Good Hope hospital on the same ambulance.
“A man in his 30s received treatment for cuts to his head and arm before being discharged at the scene.”