Child Killed In Crash

A man has been arrested after the death of a nine-year-old boy who suffered multiple injuries when he was in collision with a car.

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West Midlands Ambulance on boy killed in crash

A nine year-old boy was killed in a car crash in Telford Credit: ITV News Central

A West Midlands Ambulance spokesperson said:

"On arrival at the scene crews found a pedestrian who had suffered serious multiple injuries.

Sadly, the boy went into cardiac arrest.

Ambulance personnel carried out advanced life support but despite best efforts nothing could be done to save the boy and he was confirmed deceased at the scene."

An 18 year-old man has been arrested Credit: ITV News Central
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Man arrested after death of nine-year-old boy

A man has been arrested after the death of a nine-year-old boy who suffered multiple injuries when he was in collision with a car.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident in the Hadley area of Telford, Shropshire, West Mercia Police said.

A police spokesman confirmed that an 18-year-old man had been taken into custody for questioning after the boy was struck by a Ford Focus in Haybridge Avenue shortly after 3pm today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance attended the scene.

On arrival at the scene crews found a pedestrian who had suffered serious multiple injuries.

Sadly, the boy went into cardiac arrest on the scene.

Ambulance personnel carried out advanced life support but unfortunately despite best efforts nothing could be done to save the boy and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.

– Ambulance service spokeswoman

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