A 6-year-old girl has been rushed to hospital after a brake lever from a bike was embedded in her leg in a freak accident in Birmingham.
She had been cycling on a dirt track yesterday afternoon in a park off Pithall Road in the Shard End area when she fell and the brake lever went into her thigh.
The first crew on scene requested firefighters come and remove the handlebars from the bike so that the lever could be kept in place as she was taken to hospital. The girl was given pain relief and sedated by the doctor before he travelled with her to Birmingham Children’s Hospital where the lever could be removed."
A man has been burnt on his face, neck and ear after his bonfire exploded.
Paramedics were called out to Hayes Lane in Stourbridge yesterday afternoon after the 26-year-old poured accelerant onto the bonfire.
Advanced paramedic, Ste Hill, said:
The 26 year old from the Pedmore area said that he was concerned about the rain coming and wanted to get the fire going before it arrived. Fortunately for him, the burns to his neck, ear and side of his face had blistered but were not as serious as they could have been."
A car has ended up in a field and another has been massively damaged as four people suffered injuries in a crash.
It happened at the junction of the B5027 Uttoxeter Road and the B5066 Hilderstone Road, to the east of Stone in Staffordshire.
A mother and her son were in the car that went into the field. The mother suffered a suspected broken wrist while her son was essentially unhurt. Both were taken to Stafford Hospital.
One man in the other car suffered a head injuries and was airlifted to University Hospital North Staffordshire, but it is thought his injuries are not too serious. The second man complained of shoulder injuries. He was taken by land ambulance to the same hospital.