Boy, 3, suffers ‘potentially serious’ injuries after being hit by car



A three-year-old boy has suffered ‘potentially serious’ injuries after being hit by a car.

Emergency services were called to the junction of Belmont Road and Dundee Road in Etruria, shortly before 3pm this afternoon following the collision.

Paramedics treated the boy at the scene before taking him to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for further treatment.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “At 2.56pm this afternoon, we were called to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

“One ambulance attended, along with an off-duty doctor who stopped at the scene, and the crew treated one male patient for potentially serious injuries before taking him to the Royal Stoke.”

A Staffordshire Police spokeswoman said: “Police were called at 3pm today (March 19) to a report of a road traffic collision involving a car and a child on Belmont Road in Stoke-on-Trent.

“A three-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with a head injury. Fortunately it is not thought to be life threatening or life changing.

“Any witnesses can contact 101, quoting incident number 336 of March 19.”





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