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Six-year-old boy airlifted to hospital after collision with car

Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A six-year-old boy has serious injuries after being in collision with a car in Worcestershire this morning.

It happened in Redditch at around 11.35. He has serious leg injuries, suspected pelvic injuries and also abrasions to his face and arms.

He was stabilised and then airlifted to Birmingham Children's Hospital for further emergency treatment..

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Woman seriously injured after being trampled by horse

A woman has suffered serious injuries after the horse she was leading bolted and trampled on her Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A woman has suffered serious injuries after the horse she was leading bolted and trampled on her.

The accident happened in Dodford, Worcestershire, at around 6.45pm yesterday evening. A Midlands Air Ambulance attended the scene as well as a paramedic and an ambulance.

The woman was apparently leading the horse along the lane when it became spooked and bolted."

“Unfortunately as it bolted it knocked the woman over and trampled on her."

“The woman suffered serious facial injuries and also head and shoulder injuries. She received emergency treatment by the ambulance crew who treated her injuries and immobilised her using a spinal board and neck collar."

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman

The horse was found safe and well after it had bolted by the time ambulance crews left the scene.

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